Keeping the power on when it gets cold outside can be a struggle for thousands of families experiencing financial insecurity. A federal program is here to help. The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program offers up to $1,600 to help cover the cost of gas, electric and even oil.
When the temperatures drop, most of us head to the thermostat and crank up the heat. But that means a boost in your bill and finding the money to pay for the increase isn’t always easy. NBC10 Responds reporter Harry Hairston shows us a federal program that’s helping homeowners who struggle to keep the heat on.