New York paid for over 1.5 MILLION houses last year to have their homes heated during the winter for FREE and Governor Cuomo says they will do it again with the $327 million that he has put aside.

Heating bills are the largest utility bill on average and the New York The Home Energy Assistance Program helps moderate-income families to pay for that bill--they'll give you up to $726 for the season.

To qualify for heating assistance you need to meet certain income requirements. The maximum gross monthly income for a family of four to qualify for heating assistance is $4,457", according to WGRZ.