En español | As New Yorkers struggle to recover from the recession, many are also struggling with the high cost of their utility bills. New York’s utility prices are the third highest in the nation. An AARP survey, conducted earlier this year, revealed that 40% of New Yorkers age 50+ have difficulty paying their monthly electric bills. What’s more, older New Yorkers are disproportionately affected by high utility rates because they spend a higher percentage of their overall household budgets on energy costs.
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