Heating bill assistance may be as close as the pen you hold in your hand. If you are a qualified Michigan homeowner or renter, you may be eligible for a Home Heating Credit.
To apply, you must meet the income guidelines below, own or rent the home where you live (including rented apartments and mobile homes) and have your heat bill (gas, electric or heating fuel) in your name.
To claim the credit, complete the Michigan Home Heating Credit Form (MI-1040CR-7). Don’t wait. The deadline for submitting this form is Sept. 30, 2016.
For 2015 (November 2015 – September 2016), the Home Heating Maximum Income Guidelines are:
If you are unsure of whether or not you qualify for the Home Heating Credit, visit http://bit.ly/HHCFAQ .
To learn more about assistance programs, visit ConsumersEnergy.com/assistance.