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Pa. extends LIHEAP deadline to May 12

Pennsylvania will extend by an extra two weeks its program for helping lower-income households with their winter heating bills, acting Department of Human Services Secretary Val Arkoosh said Monday.

The 2022-23 season for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, or LIHEAP, which would normally have expired this Friday, will instead last through Friday, May 12.

“If you are still having trouble paying your heating bills, please apply by May 12 so LIHEAP can help ease this burden,” Arkoosh said in a statement.

The income limit for LIHEAP is 150% of the federal poverty limit, which is $45,000 for a family of four.

For more information on LIHEAP, click here. To apply, use Pennsyvania’s Compass portal or visit a county assistance office.