HERR Benefit

If you are a homeowner and eligible, the Heating Equipment Repair and Replacement (HERR) benefit can help you repair or replace your furnace, boiler and other direct heating equipment necessary to keep your home's primary heating source working. 

HERR is a benefit available to assist homeowners in repairing or replacing their primary heating equipment when it is unsafe or inoperable. HERR will close for the season on September 30, 2020; but will then re-open the following day, October 1, 2020. 

Those applying must be, or have:

  • ID for household members.
  • Utility bills and proof of ownership.
  • Income eligible.
  • Meet resource eligiblity.
  • Two job proposals from a participating HEAP vendor.

You may e-mail your inquiry about our furnace program to heappriorities@erie.gov.  

Click HERE for a list of participating HERR contractors.