West Virginia residents can get utility assistance this winter season.
Homeowners who meet income eligibility and can demonstrate pandemic-related hardship are encouraged to apply for delinquent housing expense assistance through the West Virginia Homeowners Relief Program.
“Many West Virginia homeowners who are struggling financially because of the pandemic
Had to make difficult decisions, such as not paying utility bills
We have to make monthly mortgage payments,” said Erica Boggess, executive director of West.
Virginia Housing Development Fund, which administers the Homeowner Relief Program.
“Our program can pay outstanding bills and help West Virginia people keep their homes.
As electric or gas heat during the winter. “
The West Virginia Homeowners Rescue Program, which began in March 2022, will connect eligible homes.
Homeowners with federal COVID relief funds to help them maintain housing stability.Them
Even if you own a home and don’t have a mortgage, you may be eligible for other assistance.
Expenses including utility bills. To date, West Virginia Homeowners Rescue has paid him $8.2 million.
To approximately 3,100 applicants statewide.
“Many West Virginians are still feeling the effects of the pandemic, especially in their wallets.”
Boggess said. “Any homeowner whose utility bills are even one month late should apply.
We provide tax-free assistance so you can catch up on those bills before winter arrives. “
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