COLUMBUS, Ohio (WKBN) – Families and individuals affected by the pandemic may continue to receive utility relief and rentals through the Ohio Department of Development and the Ohio Association of Community Action Agencies.
Those facing foreclosure, eviction, or business interruption can receive assistance through the Home Relief Grant.
To apply, contact Your local Community Action Agency.
The Home Energy Assistance Summer Crisis program is also available to help Ohioans with utility bills, central air conditioning repairs, and the purchase of air conditioners and / or fans.
The HEAP Summer Crisis Program is available to households with a member who are either 60 years of age or older, have been diagnosed with COVID-19 in the past 12 months, or have a certified medical condition and have been or have been shut down households for which a Separation Notice is available trying to set up a new electrical service may be eligible for assistance. The household must have a gross annual income of 175% or less of the federal poverty line. For a family of four, that’s $ 46,375.