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New Jersey's COVID-19 Moratorium on Utility Shutoffs Extended to March 15th, 2022

New Jerseyans still overwhelmed by back utility payments may once again be reprieved, after Gov. Phil Murphy signed a new law Tuesday.


The legislation extends the state's pandemic-induced utility shutoff grace period from Dec. 31 to March 15, 2022, for all water, municipal electric and sewer customers.


Full Article Here: https://pressofatlanticcity.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/murphy-extends-utility-shutoff-grace-period-ahead-of-original-deadline/article_8b8842d0-6337-11ec-af68-2b68feb0c700.html#:~:text=TRENTON%20%2D%20New%20Jerseyans%20still%20overwhelmed,31%20to%20March%2015%2C%202022.


Department of Community Affairs Screening Tool: Find out what programs you are eligible for by clicking the link below:

https://njdca-housing.dynamics365portals.us/en-US/

  • Programs Include: Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), Universal Services Fund (USF), American Rescue Plan Utility Debt Relief (ARP), Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP), Lead-Safe Home Remediation Program, and more.

Payment Assistance for Gas and Electric (PAGE):

https://njpoweron.org/page/

  • Utility Assistance Program that helps low to moderate-income families in New Jersey pay their utility bills.



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