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Utilities - Heat, Hot Water, and Electricity

Are you worried about utility shut-offs? Help is available for families with low and slightly higher income. Call 2-1-1 to see if you can get help, even if you don’t think your income is low enough.

This article answers common questions about keeping your lights and gas on.

You have a right to live in housing that is safe, decent, and has utilities that work. Landlords must provide working equipment for utilities including heating, electricity, plumbing, and both hot and cold running water.

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Utilities - Heat, Hot Water, and Electricity

Are you worried about utility shut-offs? Help is available for families with low and slightly higher income. Call 2-1-1 to see if you can get help, even if you don’t think your income is low enough.

This article answers common questions about keeping your lights and gas on.

You have a right to live in housing that is safe, decent, and has utilities that work. Landlords must provide working equipment for utilities including heating, electricity, plumbing, and both hot and cold running water.