Heating Program Cuts Threaten Tens of Thousands in the Bay State

Action for Community Development (ABCD) in Boston urges eligible renters and homeowners across the state to apply for heating assistance while social service agencies advocate for  additional funding.

Find out more in this short news clip by WCVB-TV (ABC Boston affiliate).

Home Heating Oil In Mass. Could Cost $200 More This Winter

Expected steep increases in home heating oil prices in New England coupled with budget cuts for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program participants could be a “perfect storm” for the 2011-2012 heating season.

Clients and officials from  Tri-City Community Action Program in Malden and Action for Boston Community Development are  concerned.

WBZ-TV’s Bill Shields (CBS Boston affiliate) has the full story.