home assistance

I was told by my neighbor that since I've recently lost my job and I'm in need of a working refrigerator, I could possibly qualify for some new plan under Obama as far as getting both a new refrigerator and possibly getting some insulation in my home for free or at a reduced cost.  I believe that it's supposed to be under some energy saving plan.  

Does anyone know something about this?
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nickg5Connect With a Mentor Commented:
Here you see the 10% Federal Tax Credit on home insulation, etc.

http://www.energystar.gov/index.cfm?c=tax_credits.tx_index


There are Energy Star rebates, my Uncle got a nice rebate on a new water heater.

http://www.energystar.gov/index.cfm?fuseaction=rebate.rebate_locator


I too can recommend Craigslist. You'll find people getting ready to move and not wanting to take heavy stuff with them. Alot of movers just sell stuff and buy new-used when they get where they are going. Especially on long moves across the country, or things they bought for an apartment (versus a house)
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sdstuberCommented:
You can get tax credits for home efficiency, those aren't tied to employment or lack of employment though.  

Is this what you're looking for?


http://www.energystar.gov/index.cfm?c=tax_credits.tx_index

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sdstuberCommented:
you might want to explore these programs


http://www.energysavers.gov/financial/
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LinInDenverCommented:
If you are low on cash, I would try somewhere like craigslist.org. There are a lot of refrigerators on there for great deals... You can spend $100 now and buy one that gets you by until you have a new job.
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dhsindyRetired considering supplemental income.Commented:
I would touch base with local church charities/and public charities.  They will usually help anyone in need.

Also, try dialing telephone number 2-1-1.  This is an Information & Referral Search service.  They may be able to give you a lead on who to call in your area.
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