Vermont Heating Assistance

North Country News
9:45 pm
Mon November 4, 2013

Low-income Vermonters Get $18.5M in Heating Funds

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Low-income Vermonters will be getting nearly $18.5 million in federal heating assistance funds.

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North Country News
11:30 pm
Thu October 24, 2013

VT Officials Approve $2.1 Million for LIHEAP

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Governor Peter Shumlin and the Vermont Emergency Board have approved an additional $2.1 million in funding to help low-income residents heat their homes this winter.

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North Country News
7:15 pm
Wed February 27, 2013

Vermont Emergency Heating Money Runs Out

Governor Peter Shumlin says Vermont's emergency fuel assistance has run out of funds, and that he's looking for another $900,000 to get people in need through the next three weeks.

Vermont budgeted $2.8 million this year for emergency fuel assistance, which provides crisis funding for low-income Vermonters who otherwise might go cold in the winter. It comes in addition to $8.8 million in regular state funding for low-income home heating assistance and $19.5 million in federal funding.

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