Local & Regional
Tue July 14, 2009
Help with Cooling Bills
By Associated Press
Oklahoma City, OK –
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The state Department of Human Services is now taking applications from low-income households to help pay the cost of summer cooling bills.
DHS has about $12 million federal dollars for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program.
Applications are being accepted at DHS Human Service Centers.
The benefits are $150 for a one-person household and $230 for households of two or more. One payment per household is allowed annually for the summer cooling assistance.
Income limits range from $1,127 per month for one-person households to $4,009 per month for homes with eight or more people.
Those applying should have their latest electric bill and verification of income information.
Copyright 2009 The Associated Press.