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UBR Water Program (Chicago Residents Only)
IWHAP (Weatherization)



Required Remote Intake Documents


  • Proof of current 30-day gross income from all household members.

  • Copy of most recent heat and electric bills if you pay for your home energy directly.                                (Must provide entire bill along with a disconnection notice if applicable)

  • Social Security Numbers are not required at this time unless you are new applicant applying                  to the program and have not applied in previous years.   

  • If SSA, SSI, or SSDI is an income the current Social Security Award letter must be presented. A        current letter must be date marked for the current year. You may obtain an electronic letter            by signing up for online account at 

  • Applicants that have their utilities included in the rent must bring proof of rental agreement      stating monthly rental amount, that utilities are included, and landlord contact information.         (Rent costs must be greater than 30% of current household 30-day gross income).                           


538 W. SIbley Blvd

South Holland, IL 60473

Tel: 708-223-2680

Remote Intake Hours

Monday - Wednesday

9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Energy Assistance Eligibility Requirements
Check Application Status

Have you already applied and need to check the status of your application?

​***Weatherization applications cannot be checked through this portal. You must wait for an approval or denial letter to be mailed to your home.


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