For wastewater utility customers. Know your rights and responsibilities and whom to contact for assistance when it comes to questions or problems regarding regulated wastewater service.
Know your rights and responsibilities and whom to contact for assistance when it comes to questions or problems regarding regulated water service.
Many tenants in federally subsidized housing have trouble paying their utility bills. If you’re having difficulty, there may be a problem with your utility allowance, and you may be getting overcharged for rent. This pamphlet explains how to get information and help about utility allowances. Fixing the utility allowance will benefit you and many other families.
Maintaining utility service is a crucial issue for older Americans. While these consumers may not be able to afford to pay their utility bills, they cannot afford to go without service either. For older consumers it may be particularly difficult to cut back on their use of basic utilities, especially during the winter or summer months, because of the serious threat that extreme temperatures can pose to their health. For retired or disabled seniors, reducing their basic electric, gas, or water bills will be even harder because they may spend more time at home. Significant savings in utility bills normally require major investments in insulation, home repairs, and energy-efficient appliances, which may be beyond the reach of financially limited consumers.
Learn how to get assistance with utility program requirements for LIHEAP and appeals process.