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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.


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


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