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Usage Reduction Program (LIURP)


Both our Usage Reduction Program and our Emergency Furnace and Line Repair Program can help you to weatherize your home and reduce energy costs.

Our Usage Reduction Program—formerly our Low-Income Usage Reduction Program (LIURP)—is a weatherization program that helps customers reduce energy costs. To "weatherize" your home, we would help make your home more energy efficient, which will help you save money heating and cooling your home.

Here are just a few examples of weatherization measures: heating system improvements, attic and wall caulking, insulation, and weather-stripping.

To see if you are eligible for our weatherization improvements, we'll look at the following requirements:

  • Your household income must meet the guidelines below.

  • You must have lived in the home for at least one year.  

2018-2019 FEDERAL POVERTY INCOME GUIDELINES: Usage Reduction Program

No. Family Members
Number of Family Members
Income / mo Before Taxes
Income per month Before Taxes
Income / Yr Before Taxes
Income Per Year Before Taxes
1
Family Members
$1,518 $18,210
2
Family Members
$2,058 $24,690
3
Family Members
$2,598 $31,170
4
Family Members
$3,138 $37,650
5
Family Members
$3,678 $44,130
6
Family Members
$4,218 $50,610
7
Family Members
$4,758 $57,090
8
Family Members
$5,298 $63,570
For each additional person, add: +$540 +$6,480
The amounts listed above are the maximum gross income amounts (before taxes) allowed for each income size.

Emergency Furnace and Line Repair Program

The Emergency Furnace and Line Repair Program is a part of the Usage Reduction Program. This program provides assistance to income eligible customers with furnace and houseline repair issues. Your household must meet the income guidelines below. The only additional requirement is that you must own your home.

2018-2019 FEDERAL POVERTY INCOME GUIDELINES: Emergency Furnace and Line Repair Program

No. Family Members
Number of Family Members
Income / mo Before Taxes
Income per month Before Taxes
Income / Yr Before Taxes
Income Per Year Before Taxes
1
Family Members
$2,023 $24,280
2
Family Members
$2,743 $32,920
3
Family Members
$3,463 $41,560
4
Family Members
$4,183 $50,200
5
Family Members
$4,903 $58,840
6
Family Members
$5,623 $67,480
7
Family Members
$6,343 $76,120
8
Family Members
$7,063 $84,760
For each additional person, add: +$720 +$8,640
The amounts listed above are the maximum gross income amounts (before taxes) allowed for each income size.

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By answering a few anonymous questions about your income and situation, our ProgramFinder will show you which programs you may be eligible for.

Find out if I'm eligible

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