New York Households Can Apply for Up to $726 in Heating Assistance - NBC New York

New York Households Can Apply for Up to $726 in Heating Assistance

Eligible households can receive a one-time regular HEAP benefit of up to $726

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    Home Heating Assistance Launches in NY

    The state has more than $370 million available.

    (Published Monday, Nov. 12, 2018)

    What to Know

    • New York state residents will be able to apply for $372 million in federal home heating assistance starting this week.

    • The Home Energy Assistance Program, or HEAP, helps lower- and middle-income people heat their homes

    • Eligible households can receive a one-time regular HEAP benefit of up to $726

    New York state residents will be able to apply for $372 million in federal home heating assistance starting this week.

    The Home Energy Assistance Program, or HEAP, helps lower- and middle-income people heat their homes. HEAP applications will be accepted by local social service departments beginning Tuesday.

    Eligible households can receive a one-time regular HEAP benefit of up to $726.

    State officials anyone living outside of New York City can apply for a regular HEAP benefit online at myBenefits.ny.gov. New York City residents can download the application and mail it in.

    Assistance is provided on a first-come, first-served basis.

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