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Weatherization Assistance Program

The Home Weatherization Program is designed to assist low income* families within Independence city limits by making energy efficiency upgrades that will assist in lowering the amount of energy used to heat their homes. Once families are income qualified they are placed on the program waiting list for conducting an energy audit. The audit will determine the items that need to be addressed to improve the energy efficiency of the home. Please note that this is not a window replacement program and that most of the activities focus on improving building performance by limiting infiltration (airleaks) and improving insulation.

There is no cost to the recipient for participating in the program. The prescribed work is identified through the audit tool. A work write-up is completed and the project is put out for bid by a qualified weatherization contractor. Independence residents are eligible for the county-wide Kansas City Weatherization Program to complete this work.

Instructions for Completing Weatherization Application:

Please complete all questions on the application including signing and dating the back of the application.

Proof of ownership - provide one of the following:

  • Copy of Deed
  • Mortgage Statement
  • Title

List all household members and date of birth

Proof of income is required. Income is calculated on gross income, prior to any taxes or insurance deductions. Acceptable documentation includes:

  • Paystubs
  • Social Security Award Letters
  • Pension Award Letters
  • Child support documentation

Attach a copy of your electric bill and gas bill.

Read all the Terms and Conditions on the back of the application prior to signing.


Family Size Annual Income Limit
1 $22,340
2 $30,260
3 $38,180
4 $46,100
5 $54,020
6 $61,940

You can also click on the link below to download an application and a copy of the guidelines. Mail the application to:

City Hall
Housing and Human Services Division
Housing Section
414 E 12th St, 11th Floor
Kansas City, MO 64106

Download the form: Weatherization Application             

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