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Conditions of Eligibility

To qualify for State Emergency Relief, you must meet a number of requirements. Apply online using MI Bridges. In general, eligibility is based on the number of individuals in your household, your monthly income and effective 12/01/19 your countable cash assets over $15,000 (except for those applying for burial services). Some assets such as homestead, one vehicle, personal and household goods are excluded.

 

Energy Related Assistance

Household

One
Two
Three
Four
Five
Six
Seven
Eight
More than eight

 Monthly Income*

$1,518
$2,058
$2,598
$3,138
$3,678
$4,218
$4,758
$5,298
For each additional family member add $540 per month

*If your income exceeds the monthly income limit listed above, you do not qualify for energy-related assistance.

 

Non-Energy Related Assistance

Household

One
Two
Three
Four
Five
Six

 Monthly Income*

$445
$500
$625
$755
$885
$1,105

 Non-Cash Asset Limit

$1,750
$3,000
$3,000
$3,000
$3,000
$3,000

*If your income exceeds the above limit, the excess amount becomes your copayment and your responsibility.

Note:  These eligibility requirements are for State Emergency Relief services only and do not apply to the  Weatherization Assistance Program.