Emergency Broadband Benefits - Friday, April 30, 2021

Beginning May 12, 2021 Emergency Broadband Benfits will be available,  See the attached Alert for benifits and application procedures



Documents needed to Apply for Office of Home Energy Assistance - Thursday, December 10, 2020

OPC has prepared a quick reference of documents needed to file for Energy Assistance with Office of Home Energy Assistance.



Weather Restrictions on Utility Service Termination - Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Office of People’s Counsel
Weather Restrictions on Utility Service Terminations

See the OPC Fact Sheet for full details of Winter Protections in place November 1-March 31



Verizon Communications Rules for COVID-19 - Tuesday, October 6, 2020

During the COVID-19 pandemic there are options for customers who
do not want Verizon entering their home to make the copper-to-fiber
transition.  See Alert For these Verizon Procedures 



OPC Resource Guides - Tuesday, September 22, 2020

The Office of People's Counsel produces community resource guides for every county in Maryland.  If you work with households who have utility bill issues, these guides should be helpful to you.  The annually updated resource guides offer information on utilities, energy assistance programs, energy efficiency programs, tax credit programs, telephone assistance programs, housing and mortgage assistance programs, and more.    

You can find these guides on our website.

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