Rockford Residents Get More Money for Heat Bills

By: 23 Newsroom
By: 23 Newsroom

The cash is part of the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program. An additional 4,000 households across the state will benefit.

The director of the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity says natural gas prices could still increase, putting low-income residents at risk of receiving unexpectedly high bills.

Total funding for the programs is about $146 million this winter.

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