The Home Energy Assistance Program provides a $100 benefit designed to help low-income families cope with high energy prices. The program will provide a payment of $100 to families with incomes up to, and including $30,000.
WHO CAN APPLY?
To be eligible, applicants must:
- Maintain a principal place of residence within New Brunswick at the time of application (either a house, an apartment, or a living unit that is a self-contained domestic establishment with its own access and contains a kitchen, bathroom and sleeping facilities);
- Have had a total family income (applicant and spouse or common-law partner) of $30,000 or less in 2017.
- Be a resident of New Brunswick as of December 31, 2017 and have filed a 2017 New Brunswick Income Tax Return.
- Provide a copy of an electricity bill for your home dated after November 1, 2018. If electricity costs are included in your rent, provide the name and telephone number of your landlord at the time of application.