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Home Heating Help Extended for Low-Income Families

Governor Tom Corbett’s administration today announced that Pennsylvania’s Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, or LIHEAP, will be extended more than two weeks, giving eligible households extra time to seek help paying their winter heating bills.

The federally funded LIHEAP program, which began accepting applications last November, was originally set to end March 31, but the commonwealth’s efficient management of the program has enabled it to be extended through April 15. continue reading>>

Source: Penn Live

More Americans live with multiple generations of family

By Sharon Jayson, USA TODAY

More people than ever before are bunked together in multigenerational households across the USA as a record 49 million (16.1% of the population) share close quarters either permanently or temporarily, a report today by the Pew Research Center shows.

Since 1980, the share of Americans living in such households jumped 33%. That represents a sharp reversal from …

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