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LIEN proposal for a low-income rate assistance program

A proposal for a ratepayer-fundedĀ Ontario Home Energy Affordability Programhas been developed for LIEN and filed at the OEB in a gas distribution rate hearing. The proposal, which is available on LIEN's website, has five major components: rate affordability, arrears management, crisis intervention, conservation and demand management, and consumer protections. It advocates that Ontario's low-income consumers should not be paying more than 6% of their total household income on energy.

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Low-Income Energy Network (LIEN)
c/o Advocacy Centre for Tenants Ontario (ACTO)
1500 - 55 University Avenue
Toronto, Ontario, M5J 2H7
Phone: 416-597-5855 ext. 5167
Toll-free: 1-866-245-4182 ext. 5167
Fax: 416-597-5821