The Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) enables low-income families to reduce their energy bills by making their homes more energy efficient. Funds are used to improve the energy performance as well as the health and safety of dwellings of families in need using the most advanced technologies and testing procedures available in the housing industry.

Services provided by our Weatherization Program may include water heater insulation, attic insulation, floor insulation, venting, heating/cooling, and system inspection.  


Family Unit                        Income Limits
1                                      $33,944
2                                      $44,454
3                                      $54,913
4                                       $65,373
5                                       $75,833
6                                       $86,292
7                                        $88,254
8                                        $90,215
9                                        $98,400
10                                        $107,480
11                                         $116,560
12                                        $125,640


This data may be updated annually. Please verify your eligibility by contacting us using the phone number or email below.

Weatherization Assistance Income Program Eligibility Limits Effective 7/8/2021, Virginia Department of Housing and Community development. In accordance with Weatherization Program Notice 21-3, the State may use the LIHEAP limit of 60% of State Median Income (SMI) but not lower than 200% of Federal Poverty Level (FPL). According to LIHEAP Information Memoranda 2021-03, the Virginia State median income currently is $108.955. Sixty percent (60%) of SMI is higher for households of 8 or less. For households of 9 or more, 200% of poverty (FPL) is greater.

Weatherization Application

Application may be submitted in person or by fax or email.


Tommy Boardwine

Weatherization Program Manager/Quality Control Inspector

276-783-7337 ext. 3


Brook Vernon

Organizational Development & Housing Specialist

276-783-7337 ext. 5

Learn more about the Weatherization Assistance!

We serve Smyth, Wythe & Bland counties.Program by watching the video below!


Video Source: The Department of Energy, “The Weatherization Assistance Program: 40 Years of Improving Homes and Lives”

For a list of Weatherization providers, please click on the link below:


Mountain CAP is currently seeking REQUESTS FOR PROPOSALS for Specialty Contractors

The Weatherization program is requesting responses from experienced, cost-effective, and efficient contractors to provide services on home weatherization projects in Smyth, Wythe, and Bland counties. Contracts will be awarded for a minimum of one year with the option to extend based on performance and other factors.

Proposers must meet certification and insurance requirements and must adhere to equal opportunity and non-discrimination laws. Contractors who are debarred, suspended, or otherwise excluded from or ineligible to participate in federal assistance programs or activities shall be ineligible for work under this contract. Small businesses, women-owned businesses, and/or minority-owned businesses are encouraged to submit proposals.

Download the supporting documents below:

RFP Informational Packet

Exhibit A: Response Form