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Income-Qualified Assistance Program (IQAP)#

Fort Collins Utilities partners with the Colorado Low-income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP) to save you money on your utility bill so you can focus on other critical expenses. IQAP is a reduced electric, water and/or wastewater rate that provides 25% off certain components of these services.

You may qualify for IQAP if you received LEAP during the previous or current season and live in a household with an eligible Fort Collins Utilities electric, water and/or wastewater account. You must make 60% or less of the State Median Income to qualify for LEAP and IQAP. You can also benefit from money-saving opportunities beyond the reduced rate through free home efficiency and educational activities.

LEAP

Step 1: Apply for LEAP

LEAP acceptance qualifies you for IQAP, as long as your household has active Fort Collins Utilities service(s). LEAP applications are accepted Nov. 1 – April 30.

For more information:

Apply for LEAP

IQAP

Step 2: Automatic Enrollment in IQAP

If you were approved for LEAP in the previous or current season (Nov. 1 – Apr. 30), you will be automatically enrolled in IQAP.

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Step 3: Learn Tips to Save Water and Electricity

Once enrolled in IQAP, participate in free efficiency and educational activities (approximately 2-5 hours per year) to reduce your energy and water use, which can lower your utility bill.

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Did You Know?

Lowering the thermostat temperature on winter nights and when no one is home can save money and energy.

Taking advantage of daylight from windows and skylights can save energy.

You can save water when washing smaller loads by selecting the setting for the corresponding water level.