Latest News for: Household service


Abhaile mortgage arrears scheme extended for a year

RTE 30 Nov 2022
To date 19,300 households have been helped under the scheme and 80% of those are in the process of getting a solution or have one in place ... But the Citizens Information Board, including the Money Advice and Budgeting Service, as well as the Insolvency Service of Ireland, the Legal Aid Board and the Courts Service are all involved in implementing it.

Northern Ireland people feeling less confident about their finances: report

Belfast Telegraph 30 Nov 2022
Consumer confidence in Northern Ireland has fallen again as higher prices continue to squeeze household budgets, a report said today ... Weekly Business Digest ... Enter email address ... / ... “Beneath the headline figures, price pressures are evident across a wide range of goods and services including household energy, motor fuels and food ... Most Read ... .

Steamboat weighs in on quality of life, city amenities, affordable living and more in resident ...

Steamboat Pilot 30 Nov 2022
Access to child care, mental health services and overall cost of living were key concerns for residents as well, the survey showed ... Eight in 10 respondents said the city had good or excellent city services overall, which is down from the 2020 survey when 90% responded favorably.

Azerbaijan Sets Compulsory Health Insurance In Household Services Sector

MENA FN 29 Nov 2022
(MENAFN - Trend News Agency) BAKU, Azerbaijan, November 29 . The emcees at weddings, celebrations, and other events, as well as those engaged in repairs of household appliances, shoes, ... .

This year, cut your own (free) Christmas tree in a California national forest

Red Bluff Daily News 29 Nov 2022
Right now, Stanislaus National Forest is offering the service for free (well, excluding a $2.50 service charge) with a max of two trees per household ... Note that cell service is often spotty or nonexistent in these wilderness areas, so plan accordingly ... Free, max two trees per household ... $10 per tree, max three trees per household.

DeRidder Council agrees to end automobile access on Second Street railroad tracks

Beauregard News 29 Nov 2022
Preliminary data from ACF shows that during the first two quarters of FY22, 41 states and more than 56 tribes have started accepting LIHWAP applications and more than 150,000 received LIHWAP assistance and over 91,000 households had their services restored or disconnection prevented.

Netherlands says inflation overstated due to skewed energy price calculation

Reuters 29 Nov 2022
The problem is the agency uses only newly-signed contracts to determine gas and electricity costs in the basket of goods and services purchased by a typical Dutch household. But many households have older contracts that were struck at a lower price.

Second round of broadband grants now open

Bowling Green Daily News 29 Nov 2022
The over $89.6 million was awarded to 47 grant applicants, including 12 Internet service providers and local governments across 36 counties ... Internet service providers are disincentivized from serving some of these households and businesses because of the high costs of service.

Low Income Energy Assistance Program begins Thursday

Reflector 29 Nov 2022
The Low-Income Energy Assistance Program administered by the Pitt County Department of Social Services will begin its 2022-23 season on Thursday ... Households with a person age 60 or older, or an individual receiving disability benefits and services through the N.C. Division of Aging and Adult Services, can begin applying as early as Thursday.

Ovo joins scheme to pay customers to cut their energy usage

AOL 29 Nov 2022
On Monday, it indicated it could trigger the first live run of its Demand Flexibility Service, which pays households to reduce their electricity use and lower the strain on the grid but swiftly cancelled the plans. The service has been tested twice in recent weeks, and some ...

County public broadband survey goes live

Gettysburg Times 29 Nov 2022
Feedback from individual households and businesses is critical because it will determine which specific areas of the county need faster, more reliable internet service,” the release reads ... should “have a role in facilitating better and more affordable broadband services.”.

Vision Services of Washington-Greene provides help at low to no cost

Observer-Reporter 29 Nov 2022
For the visually impaired, Vision Services of Washington-Greene provides assistance to facilitate continued independent living ... Maiden St., Washington, provides services to residents of both Washington and Greene counties ... Vision Services also offers in-home services, such as placing markers on household appliances.

Why the global economy is slowing

Vox 29 Nov 2022
Many American households still have excess pandemic savings, and unemployment in the United States remains low ... These price increases could lead to a painful economic slowdown because things like food and gas tend to be necessary purchases for households ... “Energy and food are an essential part of your household budget,” Rajan said.

Greenwood Raises $45 Million Funding Round Led by Pendulum and Announces Elevate, a New Career ...

Eagle-Tribune 29 Nov 2022
Elevate includes other benefits such as luxury travel amenities, access to Priority Pass lounges, and concierge services. Black households held just 4 percent of total household wealth in the U.S ... Greenwood seeks to change this reality and support financial freedom through community building, career advancement, and financial services.

Rhode Island expands emergency shelter program

Victoria Advocate 29 Nov 2022
In October, McKee diverted $9.5 million in federal funds to expand legal services for low-income households facing housing insecurity.

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