Low Income Discounts
If you are a low income senior citizen or low-income disabled citizen, you may qualify for a 50% discount on your City of Redmond utility bill. To qualify, you must meet the following requirements:
- Have a City of Redmond utility account established in your name
- Must reside in a living unit that has a use classification of single-family residential
- Be a low-income senior citizen or a low-income disabled person
- Seniors must be at least 62 years of age. Disabled persons must be at least 18 years of age
The credit shall only be allowed from and after the date that the citizen makes application for this credit and is approved for this credit. The City shall not be liable for the failure of any qualified person to make application for the credit and there shall be no entitlement to such credit in the absence of an application therefore.
Low Income Senior Citizen
Low-income senior citizen means the head of a single-family household as defined by Internal Revenue Service regulations who has attained the age of 62 years and whose total income from all sources, including that of his or her spouse or co-tenant, does not exceed the amount specified as "very low income" in the regulations of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for section 8 programs, as now existing or as hereafter amended.
Low Income Disabled Citizen
Low income disabled citizen means a person whose total income from all sources, including that of his spouse or co-tenant, does not exceed the amount specified as "very low income" under the regulations of the United States Department of Housing and Development (HUD) for Section 8 programs, as now existing or as hereafter amended. And who is (1) a person qualifying for special parking privileges under RCW 46.16.381 (1)(a) through (f); or (2) a blind person as defined in Revised Code Washington 74.18.020; or (3) a disabled, handicapped, or incapacitated person as defined under any other state or federal program.
2018 Household Income Requirements
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If you meet the above requirements, you may apply for the discount in one of the following ways:
- Complete the Low Income Discount Application (PDF)
- Contact the City of Redmond Utility Billing Office to have an application mailed to you.
Once completed, return the application to Utility Billing at City Hall. In addition to the completed application, you will need to bring a picture ID, and provide income verification materials as requested in the application.