Ener­gy rebates: Vir­ginia appli­ca­tion for direct pay­ment for heat­ing bills clos­es tomor­row

Appli­ca­tions for pay­ments from Vir­gini­a’s Low Income Home Ener­gy Assis­tance Pro­gram close Tues­day.
LIHEAP offers low-income fam­i­lies ben­e­fits to help pay for heat­ing and cool­ing sys­tems. In Vir­ginia, res­i­dents can send appli­ca­tions for the pro­gram until Tues­day to receive assis­tance pay­ing their heat­ing bills as win­ter approach­es.
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To be eli­gi­ble, cit­i­zens must have heat­ing or cool­ing bills and a gross month­ly income of less than 150% of the fed­er­al pover­ty lev­el. A sin­gle-per­son house­hold can­not make more than $1,822, and a 20-per­son house­hold can­not make more than $13,922 month­ly.
LIHEAP pay­ments can be used for fur­nace restarts, late charges, deliv­ery charges, instal­la­tion charges, and con­nec­tion or recon­nec­tion fees, and they can be applied to heat­ing costs.
Appli­cants can sub­mit their appli­ca­tions online or through local depart­ments of social ser­vices.
Ben­e­fits are slat­ed to be sent out in Decem­ber.
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