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Heating Costs

As Nation Enters Deep Freeze, Congress Is Making Sure Poor Americans Stay Cold

The Huffington Post | Alissa Scheller | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Large sections of the United States are being frozen by the grip of winter, with a weather system known as a polar vortex bringing subzero temperature...

Alissa Scheller

Here's How Congress Is Making Sure Poor Americans Stay Cold This Winter | Alissa Scheller | Posted 11.26.2013 | Politics

Sequestration's budget cuts mean thousands of families will be left in the cold this winter. Congress cut funding for the Low Income Home Energy Assis...

What You'll Be Spending More On This Winter

Reuters | Posted 12.10.2012 | Money

Oct 10 (Reuters) - U.S. households that mainly use heating oil to warm their homes should pay 19 percent more for it this winter compared to a year ea...

Warmer Winter Means Lower Heating Costs For Many

AP | JOHN FLESHER | Posted 03.22.2012 | Detroit

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — Ashley Tatum was three months behind on utility payments after leaving her job at a coffee shop because of pregnancy comp...


AP | H. JOSEF HEBERT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON — Staying warm won't be quite as expensive this winter. People who heat with natural gas should do especially well, seeing their lowe...

State Offering Help Covering Heating Costs

Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

State officials are launching a winter program to help low-income Illinoisans pay for utilities. The Good Samaritan Initiative provides more affordab...

A Historic Opportunity to Improve Our Cities

Jay Walljasper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jay Walljasper

Under the weight of gasoline prices, along with increased costs for heating and cooling suburban homes, today's affluent subdivisions might become tomorrow's slums.

Soaring Heat Costs Leave Record Number Facing Potential Energy Shut-Offs

New York Times | ERIK ECKHOLM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

After struggling with soaring heating costs through the winter, millions of Americans are behind on electric and gas bills, and a record number of fam...