ALBANY, N.Y. -- More than $328 million in home heating aid is available for residents across the state who need assistance this winter.
"This critical funding will help hundreds of thousands of them manage the cost of heating their homes and apartments as autumn brings in cooler temperatures and winter approaches,” said Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
Applications for the Home Energy Assistance Program are now being accepted. To review the eligibility requirements, click here.
Residents who get HEAP assistance this season and continue to fall behind on their utility bills or are running short on heating fuel may also qualify for a one-time emergency HEAP benefit. Applications for emergency benefits will be accepted starting on Monday, Jan. 4.