heating assistance

North Dakota receiving record assistance for home heating costs

BISMARCK, N.D. – North Dakota is getting a record $46.4 million from the federal government to help low-income residents cover heating costs this winter, which is more than twice what the state gets in a typical year. The Biden administration is distributing an additional $4.5 billion nationwide for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program and cold-weather states are receiving…

There’s Still Time to Apply for the Heating Assistance Programs in MN & ND

The application deadline is May 31

FARGO, N.D. — As the temperatures continue to drop, North Dakota and Minnesota are reminding residents there’s still time to sign up for heating assistance. If you plan to take advantage of the program, here’s what you need to know about the application process. In a normal year, Cass County Social Services says they receive about 25-hundred applications for their heating…