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Utility Discount Program
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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 three months 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 for more information or click here for contact information and to download an application.

Interpretation services are available.

2015 UDP
Income Eligibility Requirements
Household Size Gross Monthly Income Gross Yearly Income
1 $2,570 $30,840
2 $3,360 $40,320
3 $4,151 $49,812
4 $4,941 $59,292
5 $5,732 $68,784
6 $6,523 $78,276
7 $6,671 $80,052
8 $6,819 $81,828
9 $6,967 $83,604
10 $7,116 $85,392
Each Add. $211 $2,541

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

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