ALBANY - The State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance announced that eligible low-income New Yorkers who are in danger of having their heat shut off or running out of fuel, can now apply for emergency Home Energy Assistance Program benefits.
Emergency HEAP Benefit Amounts for 2012-13
Heat Related Domestic (electric service required to operate heating equipment) $160
Natural Gas Heat Only $400
Natural Gas Combined with Heat Related Domestic $560
Electric Heat Combined with Heat Related Domestic $560
Non-utility heating fuel (oil, kerosene, and propane) $600
Non-utility heating fuel (wood, pellets, coal, corn, etc.) $500