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Heating assistance program

Residents in need of heating assistance can apply to HEAP now

by Nov 16, 2019
Renters and homeowners who need assistance keeping their homes warm this winter can apply for help to the Home Energy Assistance Program, known as HEAP.

Home heating assistance funds now available

by Nov 23, 2018
The HEAP program is making $327 million in federal funding available statewide to eligible older New Yorkers and low- and moderate-income New Yorkers to help cover heating costs.

Home energy assistance for low-income and elderly New Yorkers available beginning Nov. 16

by Nov 19, 2015
Eligible households can receive a one-time benefit of up to $625 this winter depending upon income, household size and heating source.