The Online Resource for Massachusetts Poverty Law Advocates

Guidance: Requests for Medical Letters to Protect Against Utility Shut-off

Date: 
11/01/2009
Author: 
Medical-Legal Partnership
Low-income households with (a) an infant member or (b) a member who has a serious or chronic serious illness, and who have filed a "financial hardship statement" with the utility company are eligible for the service shut-off protections as described in the attached guidance.  Households in which all adult members are age 65 or older, with or without financial hardship, are protected from utility shut-off subject to the terms described in the attachment.
To save files, right click and choose 'Save Target As' or 'Save Link As'
File Attachment: 

Limit Offer