Miami Valley Community Action Partnership is offering rental assistance, mortgage assistance, and utility assistance to residents of Montgomery, Greene, Darke, Preble, and Warren Counties who have experienced financial hardships resulting from the COVID-19 […]
It is with heavy hearts that the Ohio Partners for Affordable Energy (OPAE) Board and Staff is sharing the sudden death of our executive director, Dave Rinebolt. He passed away Thursday morning at his home […]
The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio has issued the final credit and disconnection rules, which include rules covering the natural gas Percentage Income Payment Plan (PIPP). The Commission accepted several of OPAE’s recommendations, but refused […]
The rumor mill has been rampant with discussions of a major increase in HWAP funding by Congress. On April 22nd, Biden announced a goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 50% by 2030. The American […]
Ramond Johnson, lead energy specialist at Gallia-Meigs Community Action Agency, presented his strategies for working with clients while in their homes. Please contact Ramond if you have any questions or thoughts.
The General Assembly bolted out of Columbus on March 25th, patting themselves on the back for passing legislation to repeal portions of the notorious HB 6. Even still-Rep. Larry Householder voted for the bill.
The COVID-19 pandemic caused hundreds of thousands of Ohioans, and millions of Americans, to lose their jobs or businesses. This meant families couldn’t pay for the necessities: food, rent or mortgages, utilities, and health care. […]
I know that agencies have had to implement plenty of new programs during the pandemic: rent assistance; mortgage assistance; utility bill assistance from nontraditional funding mechanisms. Now a brand new program is inching its way […]
Time to bring you up-to-date on the latest HB 6 repeal efforts. Increasingly, Republicans are jumping on the bandwagon to repeal the law, but not for the reasons you might think. Anyone with a brain […]
Published by National Community Action Foundation; February 10, 2021
We’re expecting that the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) will be a major component of an upcoming transportation/infrastructure/climate change proposal in Congress. Discussions could begin as early as […]
The Public Utilities Commission finally ruled on the Vectren DSM portfolio yesterday. The support was pretty strong, a flat out denunciation of the Ohio Consumers’ Counsels efforts to kill off all residential and small […]