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Should the state expand eligibility for energy assistance programs?

Posted on June 27, 2022


Should the state expand eligibility for CEAP/LIHEAP (CT Energy Assistance Program)/(Low Income Heating Assistance Program) which provide financial assistance for heating costs available to more CT residents?


Prices for home heating oil have increased dramatically in recent months, the State of Connecticut offers energy assistance programs CEAP/LIHEAP (CT Energy Assistance Program) (Low Income Heating Assistance Program) to assist low-income households.

House and Senate Republicans have proposed dedicating roughly $50 million more towards energy assistance which could benefit an estimated 110,000 more households.