- This will provide assistance for account holders, with a past due balance of regulated utilities , including electric, natural gas, landline telephone service and regulated private water(not municipal).
- There will be a hard cap on the amount of assistance provided, but multiple metered accounts can apply for each separate metered address, including small business.
- There’s no disconnect notice required or income eligibility requirements , but there has to be a link with a COVID-19 hardship.
- The application will be simplified, online and the utilities will verify information. Note that this funding only applies for arrearages after March 1st 2020.
More information will be posted as soon as it's available at https://publicservice.vermont.gov/publications-resources/consumers/assistance