Stories tagged: "utility bills"

Forecast: Cold, Snowy Winter Could Hit Michiganders in Their Wallets

Forecasters are predicting extreme cold and wet weather for Michigan and the upper Midwest this winter, and experts warn that high energy bills could come with it.

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Keeping Warm: Nine Groups Helping Michiganders Pay Their Energy Bills

In total, more than $50 million in grants are available to Michiganders struggling to keep the lights on this winter.

Michigan homeowners and renters in need have several options available for utility assistance this winter.
Emergency Utility Bill Help for Michiganders Is Available

Whether you rent or own your home, Michigan residents have options to help keep the heat on this winter.

Left: In this photo provided by the Michigan Executive Office of the Governor, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer speaks during a news conference Thursday, May 28, 2020, in Lansing, MI. (Michigan Executive Office of the Governor via AP) Right: Many Michigan families are struggling to pay bills for essential utilities like water and electricity during the coronavirus pandemic. (Photo via Shutterstock)
How Gov. Whitmer Is Keeping Water Running for Michigan Families

Nearly 2,500 Michiganders have had their water restored since March, thanks to the governor's help.

Help is now available for the near 18,000 customers with delinquent utility accounts across the state. Photo via Shutterstock.
Struggling to Pay Utilities in Michigan? Here’s How to Get Help.

DTE has frozen rates and local organizations are helping Michigan families pay essential bills during the pandemic.