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The Utility Discount Program helps income qualified Seattle City Light customers lower their electric bills by 60%. If enrolled in the program, customers may also get a free home energy visit that could identify ways for the household to save on electric consumption. Seattle Public Utilities customers will also receive 50% off their water, sewer, and garbage bills if enrolled in this program.

Call (206) 684-3417 or email today to see if you qualify. We're happy to answer your questions and help you enroll. Interpretation services are available.

You may be eligible if:
  • You are a Seattle City Light customer.
  • Your total household income for the three months prior to applying does not exceed the amount listed in the table below.
  • You do NOT receive a Section 8 housing voucher or other federal subsidy for housing.


Household Size Maximum Gross Monthly Income Maximum Gross Yearly Income
1 $2,550 $30,600
2 $3,335 $40,020
3 $4,120 $49,440
4 $4,905 $58,860
5 $5,689 $68,268
6 $6,474 $77,688
7 $6,621 $79,452
8 $6,768 $81,216
9 $6,915 $82,980
10 $7,063 $84,756
Ea. Add. $147 $1,764

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

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