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Which Utilities Affordability Programs do you qualify for?#

Step 1: Confirm that you are a Fort Collins Utilities electric, water or wastewater customer.

Step 2: Determine your household's gross annual income (the amount of money that everyone in your household earns over the course of a year, before taxes).

Step 3: Reference the table below to determine which affordability programs you qualify for and apply.

60% Colorado State Median Income 60% Larimer County Area Median Income 80% Larimer County Area Median Income
# in Household Income Limit # in Household Income Limit # in Household Income Limit
1 $36,972 1 $45,120 1 $60,100
2 $48,360 2 $51,540 2 $68,650
3 $59,736 3 $57,960 3 $77,250
4 $71,112 4 $64,380 4 $85,800
5 $82,500 5 $69,540 5 $92,700
6 $93,876 6 $74,700 6 $99,550
7 $96,012 7 $79,860 7 $106,400
8 $98,148 8 $85,020 8 $113,300

You may qualify for:

Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP): help with wintertime heating costs 

Income-Qualified Assistance Program (IQAP): reduced utility rate - LEAP customers are automatically enrolled

You may qualify for:

Medical Assistance Program (MAP): reduced utility rate for households that require medically necessary electrical equipment or air conditioning

You may qualify for:

Payment Assistance Fund (PAF): emergency assistance for customers with a past-due utility bill

Colorado’s Affordable Residential Energy Program (CARE): free weatherization and energy efficiency upgrades

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Did You Know?

Replacing old windows with double-pane, low-e windows, can bring down your Utilities bill.

You can clean up your utility bill and save even more money with rebates when you buy an ENERGY STAR® certified washing machine.

Fats, oils and grease can clog the pipes in your home and the City’s wastewater system. Don’t put them down the drain. Toss them instead.