During the recession this year, here in Texas, a lot of people struggle to not only keep their homes but also find a way to still pay for their utilities. The Low-Income Housing Water Assistance Program also known as LIHWAP and the Low-Income, Home Energy Program also known as LIHEAP has definitely been a blessing for a lot of Texans.

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These two programs help Low-Income families in Texas cover the cost of their gas, electricity, and water bill. Even though there are some Texans that felt like these two programs were unnecessary and were taken advantage of, the LIHWAP  and the LIHEAP have truly been heaven-sent for the misfortunate and were scheduled to close the program on September 30.



Although there were some Texans who heard the news and begin to panic due to the fact that they just weren’t sure how they were going to be able to take care of the utility bills. Both programs have decided to extend until December 30. To be qualified for this program, you do not need to be a homeowner, you can also be a renter as well. Texans can also qualify for the program to avoid any types of disconnection, reconnecting services, or paying future bills. To apply for assistance Texans will need to go to texas utilityhelp.com or by calling the 855-566-2057 number. There are more than 2900 customers who have received funding for this program, if you are in need of assistance, I would not waste any time in Texas.

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