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Assistance for Seniors, Persons with Disabilities and Low-Income Customers

Customers can save up to 50% of their Seattle Public Utilities water, sewer, garbage and drainage bill if their household income is at or below 70% of the state median income.

See if you qualify or call (206) 684-0268. Residents of federal subsidized public housing are not eligible.

Credits for Non-SPU Customers

Qualified customers who do not receive a Seattle Public Utilities bill, but who receive a Seattle City Light bill, can receive the following credits per month:

Effective January 1, 2014 Drainage Sewer Water
Single-family $13.27 $25.26 $19.46
Duplex $6.64 $25.26 $19.46
Multi-family $1.42 $17.63 $12.38
2014 rates effective April 1, 2014 Solid Waste
  2013 2014
Garbage container customers $14.90 $15.55
Detachable container customers (Residential apartments) $12.20 $12.70
Yardwaste customers $4.75 $4.95

Note: Credits listed above apply to in-City customers. Different credits apply for outside City customers. Contact SPU to determine credit levels that apply to you.

Links on other sites

Mayor’s Office for Senior Citizens
Human Services Department