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Utility Assistance Expo in Prince George's County Set for Aug. 18

For Immediate Release
August 17, 2004

Pepco urges all Prince George's County residents who need assistance with paying  their gas, electric or heating fuel bills to attend the Prince Georges County Utility Assistance Expo on Aug. 18 at the Prince George's County Ballroom, 2411 Pinebrook Ave., Landover.

            County residents interested in obtaining assistance do not need a turn-off notice to apply for benefits. However, applicants must meet the income limits in the chart below.

Income Eligibility Guidelines - Program Year 2005

(July 1, 2004-June 30, 2005)

 

Household Size

Maximum Monthly Gross

Income Standards

1

$1,164

2

$1,561

3

$1,959

4

$2,356

5

$2,754

6

$3,151

For each additional

person, add

 

$398

 

            Eligible applicants must bring to the Expo originals or copies of: proof of identity and residence; Social Security numbers for all household members; a lease or rent receipt; proof of total gross income for the past 30 days for all household members 18 and over (including pay stubs, award letters from TCA, SSSI, Unemployment, Pension, etc.); and utility bills or heating fuel receipts.

            County residents who attend the Expo can also learn how to save money through low-cost and no-cost energy efficiency measures and about other Prince George's County services, as well.

            The Expo will run from 9 a.m. through 7 p.m. A shuttle bus service will be available from the Landover Metro Station to the Expo.

The Expo is co-sponsored by Pepco and other area utilities and the County Executive, Department of Public Works, and Dept. of Social Services, plus the Maryland Human Services Agency, Office of Home Energy Programs and Office of the People's Counsel.

 


 

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Pepco, a subsidiary of Pepco Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: POM), delivers electricity to 725,000 customers in the District of Columbia and suburban Montgomery and Prince George's counties in Maryland.

Point of Contact:
Debbi Jarvis

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