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Heating Help

Feb 25, 2013 at 12:01 pm

Fewer North Dakotans are requesting help in paying their Winter heating bills this cold weather season.  Applications to the North Dakota Low Income Heating Assistance Program are down about a thousand compared to one year ago.   Program Director Carol Cartledge says the state received about 18-million dollars in federal funding this year.   Cartledge says the numbers may be down due to stable costs and the state’s good economy.

Last year the program assisted over 13-thousand-700 households.   To qualify for help a household of three can earn up to 38-thousand-461 dollars per year.

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