The Michigan Department of Treasury’s Home Heating Credit application is due Friday, Sept. 30. This application helps pay energy bills for those who qualify — individuals include homeowners or renters that are low-income; deaf, disabled or blind; disabled veterans; or senior citizens. The department has been processing Home Heating Credit applications since late January. To date, the average credit is $253. Applicants do not need to file a Michigan income tax return to get the Home Heating Credit.

The Home Heating Credit form can be found at Additional information about the credit can be found here. The Michigan Public Service Commission offers consumer tips on energy assistance and how to apply for energy assistance. Click here for a variety of additional energy resources and information.