Heating Assistance Available

Low-income households can receive credits

Members of low-income households in the Highlands can apply for federal assistance to pay heating bills over the winter. Central Hudson also provides credits of at least $350.

The grants are available through March 16, and emergency grants are available from Jan. 2 to March 16. Funds also are available to repair or replace heating equipment. For information, including income qualifications, call 800-342-3009 or visit mybenefits.ny.gov or centralhudson.com/heap. As an example, a family of four may qualify if it has an annual income of $57,564 or less, or an individual if he or she earns $29,933 or less.

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