Low Income Discounts

If you are a low income senior citizen or low-income totally and permanently 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 totally and permanently 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. To qualify for this program, a person must provide proof of age and income, as specified on the application.

Low Income Disabled Citizen

Low income disabled citizen means a person who is permanently and totally disabled 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" under the regulations of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for Section 8 programs, as now existing or as hereafter amended. To qualify for this program, a person must provide proof of income and proof of permanent and total disability, as specified on the application.

2020 Household Income Requirements

Size of Family
Total Household Income
1$41,800
2$47,800
3$53,750
4$59,700
5$64,500

If you meet the above requirements, you may apply for the discount in one of the following ways:

Once completed, return the application and supporting documentation by mail, or in-person at City Hall.