$93 million in funding to lower energy costs for Virginians

Senators Tim Kaine and Mark Warner announced $93 million in federal funding will help low-income families and individuals in Virginia pay for home heating costs, cover utility bills, and help weatherize homes for cooler weather to help lower energy bills.

The funding was made possible through the bipartisan infrastructure law and awarded through the Administration for Children and Families’ Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program.

The Senators said in a release, “With winter just around the corner, it is crucial that every Virginian is able to stay safe from the cold. Today’s funding will help ensure that families and individuals throughout the Commonwealth have the support they need to pay their bills and lower their energy costs.”

Funding will be allocated and distributed on a need basis.

To view the press release from the Senators, click here.

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