Old Number 6 just outside the Skagit General Store in Newhalem. Photo by Barb Haight, the Skagit General Store Manager.
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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.


You may be eligible if:
  • You are a Seattle City Light customer.
  • Your total household income for the past month prior to applying does not exceed the amount listed in the table below.
  • You do NOT receive direct federal housing subsidy such as Section 8 or Shelter + Care. NOTE: Housing types that ARE ACCEPTED into the program includes Tax Credit, Hope VI, Bond Housing, Minimum Rent and Housing First.
Call (206)684-3417 or

Interpretation services are available.


2016 Income Eligibility Criteria
for Utility Discount Program
70% State AMI
Household Size Gross Monthly Income Gross Yearly Income
1 $2,605 $31,260
2 $3,406 $40,872
3 $4,208 $50,496
4 $5,009 $60,108
5 $5,811 $69,732
6 $6,612 $79,344
7 $6,762 $81,144
8 $6,913 $82,956
9 $7,063 $84,756
10 $7,213 $86,556
Each Add'l $151 $1,812




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    P.O. Box 34023
    Seattle, WA 98124-4023


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