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Michigan LIHWAP

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services

This is the main contact for the LIHWAP program in Michigan. You can download an application for LIHWAP water bill payment assistance on the website listed.

The Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) is a temporary emergency program to help low-income households pay overdue water and wastewater bills. Michigan received emergency funding from Congress to administer this program. This program is available to low-income homeowners or renters.

Funding is administered through MDHHS to Community Action Agencies (CAAs) statewide.

For more information contact your local Community Action Agency or

Michigan LIHWAP Eligibility Criteria

In order to qualify for LIHWAP you must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be within the income limits for your household

2023 Michigan LIHWAP Income Guidelines

In order to qualify for LIHWAP in Michigan, your total household gross income must be at or below the monthly or yearly income levels in the table below.

In H​o​us​​ehol​​​​d
1 $1,822.50 $21,870.00
2 $2,465.00 $29,580.00
3 $3,107.50 $37,290.00
4 $3,750.00 $45,000.00
5 $4,392.50 $52,710.00
6 $5,035.00 $60,420.00
7 $5,677.50 $68,130.00
8 $6,320.00 $75,840.00

Michigan County LIHWAP Resources

  • Ingham County, MI
    1 LIHWAP Resource More