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The US government is providing $4.5 billion in energy aid—here’s how to apply

As energy prices continue to rise, the cost of heating your home is getting increasingly more expensive. since last year, Electricity prices increased by nearly 15% and natural gas prices by about 25%. (Opens in a new tab). Overall, it is estimated that between 2020 and 2023, the cost of household energy will increase by more than 35% (Opens in a new tab). Therefore, many are looking for ways to save on energy costs as temperatures start to drop.

If you are finding it hard to afford your heating bill this winter, the Drop your thermostat (Opens in a new tab) Just doesn’t cut it, you may qualify for energy assistance. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced $4.5 billion in heating assistance through the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)