Customers Could Qualify for Home Heating Oil Assistance with LIHEAP
Home oil customers should be relieved to know income limits for LIHEAP will increase for the fiscal year 2022. LIHEAP, or the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, helps Pennsylvania residents afford home heating oil. The price of home heating oil has risen along with everything else as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2021. Heating oil presented challenges in the past if you lived on a low-income budget. We’re all looking to save some money in these tough economic times. You should also know that LIHEAP can also help for weatherizing your home and provide emergency funds for repairs. Skotek Oil Sales works with LIHEAP to provide much needed home heating oil assistance.
Apply for LIHEAP in the Greater Hazleton Area Right Now
With cold weather invading the region, homeowners should act now on finding a way to pay for their home heating oil. Customers can apply LIHEAP right now. Don’t hesitate to apply if you need financial help during these trying times. The LIHEAP program is a very good option for low-income homeowners. Residents can apply through LIHEAP. Customers of Skotek Oil Sales can reach out to our friendly staff with any questions concerning the program and our business.
There Are Multiple Ways Residents Can Apply for LIHEAP
Homeowners can apply for the LIHEAP energy assistance process online, through the mail, or in person. You can call your local government office, or check online to see the best way for you to get LIHEAP assistance. Those who interested in applying online can visit COMPASS portal on the state website to complete the application. Residents don’t have to receive any other government aid to be eligible for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program.
You Don’t Have to Fall Behind on Your Bills to Qualify for LIHEAP
One of the advantages of LIHEAP is you don’t have to be behind on home heating oil bills to receive assistance. If you are struggling to heat your home with home heating oil, LIHEAP is a wonderful help. Residents can help their budget get back on track with smaller payments when they qualify for the program.
Check Out How Much LIHEAP Yearly Income Limits Have Grown
You’ll be happy to know that the LIHEAP income limits increased from 2021 for all household sizes in the region. We deliver home heating oil to homes throughout the Greater Hazleton Area, including Luzerne, Schuylkill, and Carbon counties. For example, the yearly income limit for a family of five has risen from $46,020 to $46,560. Residents can receive cash benefits from between $300 and $1,500. If you need crisis benefits, they range from the minimum of $25 to the maximum of $1,200. For an income limit of $150, add $6,720 for each additional person in 2021, and $6,810 for each additional person in 2022.
MINIMUM CASH BENEFIT
Establish a minimum Cash component benefit of $300.
MAXIMUM CASH BENEFIT
Establish a maximum Cash component benefit of $1500.
MINIMUM CRISIS BENEFIT
Establish a minimum Crisis component benefit of $25.
MAXIMUM CRISIS BENEFIT
Establish a maximum Crisis component benefit of $1200.
Source: COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA (pa.gov)
Turn to Crisis LIHEAP Grants When the Unexpected Happens
Unexpected disasters happen. Homeowners lose their jobs. Heating equipment fails in the winter. Home heating oil runs out unexpectedly. It is times like these, you need some help. You can receive crisis grants to pay for home heating oil when disaster and the unexpected happen. When you qualify for a LIHEAP crisis grant, you do not have to worry about having enough money to fix the problem. You don’t have to put yourself or your family in danger by living with no heat during the winter. Skotek Oil Sales suggest you call your local Department of Human Services office to learn more about crisis grants. In Hazleton, PA, call (570) 459-3800 for information.
Heating Isn’t Something You Should Compromise On
Heating is not something you should compromise on. If you need LIHEAP assistance, don’t hesitate to apply for it. When the cold weather hits this winter, you have to rely on quality heating oil. It’s great to know that you can keep your home and family comfortable and safe during Pennsylvania’s harsh winter weather. When it comes time to order home heating oil or kerosene from Skotek Oil Sales to heat your home, we will be here for you. Residents in the Greater Hazleton Area can call ahead to find out what it will cost for home heating oil. It may be best to seek out options like LIHEAP or payment plans now.
Our Drivers Deliver to Homes Throughout the Region
Our experienced drivers deliver home heating oil, kerosene, and off-road diesel to residents of Luzerne, Schuylkill, and Carbon counties. We offer free delivery of all fuel to even the most remote locations of our service area, as well as to cities and suburbs. We want you to meet your heating needs quickly and efficiently. We deliver to homes throughout the Greater Hazleton Area to save you money and valuable time. There is no time to waste. Make sure your family has proper oil heat. If you can’t afford to pay for the home heating oil, apply for LIHEAP today.
For more information on LIHEAP, give Skotek Oil Sales a call at (570) 929-2731 or follow us on Facebook. We will set you up with a plan and get you on our driver’s delivery route. Talk to our team today to learn more about how much income limits will increase in 2022.