Over Twenty Million Households Struggle To Pay Energy Bills, It Will Get Worse

Over 20 million households are behind over $23 billion on their utility bills as we head into a blisteringly hot summer…

Data from Census Bureau Household Pulse Survey, April 27 to May 9, 2022

According to Mark Wolfe, the executive director of the National Energy Assistance Directors’ Association (NEADA ) many families are facing potential power shutoffs if they cannot pay their overdue home energy bills.

“More than 20 million families are currently behind on their utility bills, owing about $23 billion, up from about $10.5 billion at the end of 2019,”  Wolfe said to CNN.

Let’s take a look at Week 45 Household Pulse Survey: April 27 – May 9, 2022 for more data on ability to pay rent. – READ MORE