Income-Qualified Assistance Program (IQAP)#
Fort Collins Utilities partners with LEAP to save you more money on your utility bill. IQAP is a reduced electric, water and/or wastewater rate that provides 23% off certain components of these services.
Leap Into More Savings#
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.
IQAP lowers your utility bill so you can focus on other critical expenses.
You can benefit from money-saving opportunities beyond the reduced rate through free home efficiency and educational activities by dedicating about two hours of your time a year.
Once your application is approved, the IQAP rate will go into effect within four to eight weeks, based on your bill cycle.
Step 1: Apply for LEAP
Households that receive LEAP this winter also may be eligible for Fort Collins Utilities’ Income-Qualified Assistance Program (IQAP). LEAP Applications Accepted: Nov. 1 – April 30. Approval of application can take 30 days or more.
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Step 2: Apply to Participate in IQAP
After approval for LEAP, fill out the application online below or by printing and returning a hard copy. You will be informed of IQAP acceptance within four to eight weeks. The rate is in effect until the September following enrollment. Renew IQAP after applying for LEAP each year.
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Step 3: Learn Tips to Save Water and Electricity
Once accepted to IQAP, participate in free efficiency and educational activities (approximately 2-5 hours per year). This information will provide information and tools you can use to reduce your energy and water use, which can lower your utility bill.
Each month, we will add information about different topics, including:
- heating and cooling
- bathroom water use
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