MI Winter Assistance Programs and Credits

Here are several resources that can help you stay warm and safe all winter long:

Home Heating Credit – The Home Heating Credit offers families support for the cost of heating their home.

COVID Emergency Rental Assistance (CERA) – CERA is a program through the Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) that helps those having trouble paying rent due to pandemic-related hardships.

Weatherization Assistance Program – The Weatherization Assistance Program provides free home energy-conservation services to low -income Michigan homeowners and renters.

Michigan Energy Assistance Program (MEAP) – The Michigan Public Service Commission administers the MEAP.

Military Families – Families of veterans and active-duty military personnel can receive emergency financial assistance to pay for electricity, oil, gas, and other heating fuels.


This is also an excellent opportunity to remind you about Utility Imposter Scams. Please review this message from Attorney General Nessel on how to identity potential scammers and keep yourself protected. 

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