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Lansing included in free energy efficiency program

by Melanie Jongsma

LANSING, Ill. (October 13, 2019) – A free grant program from the Chicagoland Vintage Home Association (CVHA) is available to qualified homes in Lansing. The CVHA administers the ComEd® Energy Efficiency Program, which offers free weatherization services to income-eligible homeowners of vintage homes in Cook County, Illinois. Services may include attic and sidewall insulation, air sealing, health and safety measures, and installation of energy-saving products.

This is a pilot program that is currently limited to lower-income residents of vintage, owner-occupied homes with ComEd service in Oak Forest, Midlothian, Lansing, Posen, Crestwood, Thornton, and Calumet City.

To qualify, applicants must live in a single-family home that is at least 30 years old, and household income must be 80% Area Median Income or lower.

Interested residents should complete the application and submit it to CVHA. For more information or to access the application:

  • Call 312-675-0300, x13, or
  • Visit
Melanie Jongsma
Melanie Jongsma
Melanie Jongsma grew up in Lansing, Illinois, and believes The Lansing Journal has an important role to play in building community through trustworthy information.