If the title of this post caught your attention then I know that you’re either a skeptic looking for the other shoe to drop or a cheapskate like me looking for a freebie. Yes, you can get brand spanking new appliances for free from the Federal government, but with everything, there are rules.
First, a little background. My mom as well as my tenant are both permanently disabled. My mom is disabled physically and my tenant because of her terminal illness. Both live in two different states and both were able to qualify for programs that replaced their refrigerators, paid a small amount towards their energy bills, installed or insulated water heaters as well as weatherproofed their abodes for free. I should also say that my boyfriend’s mom who is 80 also qualified for some of these services (her appliances weren’t old enough, but she got the other stuff). How did they do it? […]