Almost 20% of US Households Past Due on Utility Bills



The National Energy Assistance Directors Association (NEADA) was paraphrased as describing the situation as “the worst crisis the group has ever documented” in Aug. 23 comments to Bloomberg revealing the statistic.

Data shared illustrated that the total overdue utility balance across all households piled up to $16 billion, up from $14 billion from January and $13.1 billion from December of 2021.