Department of Social Services

6:13 pm
Thu November 17, 2011

Funding Cuts for Heating Assistance Create New State Eligibility Requirements

North Carolinians once eligible for federal assistance to help keep their houses warm may not receive funding this winter. Last year New Hanover County received $800,000 for the Low Income Energy Assistance Program. WHQR’s Sara Wood reports this year that number has dwindled to $226,000.

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