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9/23/2010 - Heating Oil Assistance - Heating Oil News
Heating Oil Energy Assistance Program (HEAP). Additionally, HEAP offers a furnace repair and/or replacement.
Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP)
HEAP may help you pay for Electricity, Propane, Natural Gas, Wood,
Heating Oil, Kerosene, Coal, or any other heating fuel.
HEAP is a federally funded program that issues heating benefits to supplement a household’s
annual energy cost. HEAP also offers an emergency benefit for households in a heat or heat
related energy emergency. Additionally, HEAP offers a furnace repair and/or replacement
benefit for households with inoperable heating equipment.
Public Hearings on the Draft 2010-2011 New York State Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) State Plan
- Regular Benefit
- The HEAP regular benefit component assists low-income New Yorkers with the cost
of heating their homes. The Regular Benefit component of the 2009-10 HEAP
Program is closed.
- Emergency Benefit
- The HEAP emergency benefit component assists qualifying low-income New Yorkers
who are facing a heat or heat related energy emergency and do not have the resources
available to resolve the emergency. The Emergency HEAP component of the
2009-10 HEAP Program is closed.
- 2010 Air Conditioner Installation Component
- The 2010 HEAP funded air conditioner installation component is closed as of close
of business Friday, July 23, 2010, as funds allocated for this component have been
- Furnace Repair or Replacement
- The HEAP Furnace Repair and Replacement Component is available to help low-income
homeowners repair or replace furnaces, boilers, and other direct heating components
necessary to keep the home's primary heating source functional. The HEAP Furnace
Repair and Replacement Component is open from October 1, 2009 through
September 30, 2010.
- Income Guidelines
- 2009-2010 HEAP Gross Monthly Income Guidelines
Questions regarding the HEAP program should be directed to your
Local Department of Social Services Office or the NYS HEAP Hotline at 1-800-342-3009.
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