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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 23% 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 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?

Closing crawl space vents and covering the crawl space floor with at least 6 millimeters of plastic can reduce soil moisture.

Free sprinkler checkups are available to find ways to save water and improve system efficiency. 

You can save money by shifting your electric use to the lower-priced, off-peak hours or by reducing your overall use.