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Utilities Affordability Portfolio

 

Looking for ways to lower your utility bill?

Fort Collins Utilities partners with local organizations to provide efficiency, conservation and bill payment assistance programs, including low- or no-cost resources that keep utility costs down.

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Utilities Affordability Resource Guide


Payment Assistance Fund (PAF)

Households with a current past due notice may receive financial assistance once per 12-month cycle on their electric and/or water bill.

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Crisis Intervention Program

Free emergency furnace repair or replacement, available to LEAP qualified customers. Call toll-free 1-855-4-MY-HEAT (1-855-469-4328) or click the link below for more information.

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Larimer Home Improvement Program (LHIP)

Emergency assistance and low- to no-interest loans for home repairs and improvements. Call 970-635-5931 or click the link below for more information.

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Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP)

Help with wintertime heating costs. Apply between Nov. 1–April 30. LEAP establishes eligibility for other programs, including the Income-Qualified Assistance Program. For more information, email TEVBUEhFTFBAZGlzY292ZXJteWdvb2R3aWxsLm9yZw==, call 1-866-432-8435 or click the link below.

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Income-Qualified Assistance Program (IQAP)

A 23% rate discount on electric, water and wastewater charges to customers who receive LEAP. The program also facilitates efficiency and conservation opportunities to further lower bills. For more information, call 970-212-2900 or click the link below.

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Medical Assistance Program (MAP)

Qualifying households that require medically necessary electrical equipment or air conditioning may receive a discounted electric rate. For more information, call 970-212-2900 or click the link below.

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Utility Rebate

Income-qualified rebate for people who are 65 years or older or have a disabled member of their household. Applications accepted Aug. 1–Oct. 31. For more information, call 970-416-2304 or click the link below.

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Water and Energy Program

Free home efficiency assessments and products through Larimer County Conservation Corps. Equipment installed includes LED bulbs, sink aerators, showerheads and toilets. 

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Colorado Affordable Residential Energy (CARE) Program

Free money-saving weatherization and energy efficiency upgrades for qualifying households. Call Energy Resource Center at 970-617-2801 or email bG92ZWxhbmRpbmZvQGVyYy1jby5vcmc=.

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Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP)

Free weatherization and energy efficiency upgrades are available for electric customers who receive LEAP. Call Energy Resource Center at 970-617-2801 or email bG92ZWxhbmRpbmZvQGVyYy1jby5vcmc=.

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Xcel Gas and Electric Affordability Program

Qualified Xcel customers may receive non-emergency energy assistance.

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United Way 2-1-1

970-407-7066 - Information and referral service that provides a comprehensive list of community resources.

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Fort Collins Recreation Department Reduced Fee Program

The reduced fee program provides people who qualify the opportunity to participate in Recreation programs at a significant discount.

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City Discount Programs, Rebates and Services

City of Fort Collins offers numerous discounts, rebates, and services for qualifying citizens – including a grocery tax rebate, free indoor air quality assessments, and many more.

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