Are You Eligible for a Piece of the $4.5B Energy Assistance Program?

Posted on AllSides November 21st, 2022
From The Center
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As the northern hemisphere heads into winter, people are firing up their heaters. But electricity prices have increased close to 15% since last year and natural gas prices have risen about 25% during the same time, so heating your home costs significantly more. 

The increase is especially difficult for people with low incomes. About 40% of low-income households  more than 10% of their income on their energy needs. Even though you can cut back on your energy use in a lot of ways, you may not be able to save enough energy to cover the increased cost.

If you find yourself struggling...

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