On December 21st, the House and Senate passed the Emergency Coronavirus Relief Act of 2020 after a weekend of high-level negotiating between leadership. Unfortunately, specific funding for LIHEAP is not expected to be included in the package. However, the option for utility assistance remains part of the $25 billion that will be shared with rental assistance. This document contains a topline summary which describes how most funding from this bill will be spent.
Anonymous, "COVID-19 Emergency Relief Package – Topline Summary of New Agreement", contributed by Morgan Sarao, The Energy Rights Project, Platform for Experimental Collaborative Ethnography, last modified 22 December 2020, accessed 29 November 2023. https://energyrights.info/content/covid-19-emergency-relief-package-–-topline-summary-new-agreement