Utility Discount Program

The Utility Discount Program (UDP) offers eligible customers a 60% discount on their Seattle City Light bill and a 50% discount on their Seattle Public Utilities bill. UDP is available for income-qualified residential households.

NEW MEDICARE INCOME ELIGIBILITY RULE AS OF JUNE 1, 2017:

As of June 1, 2017, Social Security recipients may deduct their Medicare Part B premium payments from their total household (gross) income to qualify for the Utility Discount Program.


HOW TO APPLY:

            Step 1: Check your eligibility for UDP using the 2017 Eligibility Requirements below.  

         Step 2: Complete your UDP application.  

         Step 3: Mail your application to: Utility Discount Program
                       810 3rd Avenue, Suite 440
                      Seattle, WA 98104  

         Step 4: UDP will contact you to complete the application process.  

If you have questions about your application or would like assistance, please call (206) 684-0268.

2017 Eligibility

To be eligible for the Utility Discount Program, you must meet the following:

  • You are the homeowner or renter; if a landlord pays all utilities, qualifying low-income tenants may still be eligible for utility financial help.

  • You have a Seattle City Light and/or Seattle Public Utilities bill in your name.

  • Your total household income in the one-month period prior to applying:

Note: Refer to the Utility Discount Program application for additional eligibility requirements

Gross Income is based on 70% of the state's median income