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Utility Rate Reductions for Seniors and Disabled Persons

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The City of Kent offers utility rate reductions for eligible senior citizens and disabled persons based on income and place of residence.

Application for Reduction in Utility Rates


Lifeline Utility Rates

Lifeline water usage rate

  • $.61/unit

Lifeline sewer rate

  • $56.92/month

Lifeline storm drainage

  • $0.92/month

Lifeline solid waste rate

  • 50% off of the monthly rate

Who is eligible for the program? 

  • Senior, age 62 or older or
  • Disabled person receiving permanent disability payments from the Social Security Administration such as SSI, SSDA, Veterans, etc. or
  • Parent or Guardian of disabled minor receiving permanent disability payments from the Social Security Administration
    and
  • Total household income shall not exceed the limits set annually by the Federal Department of Housing and Urban Development. (listed below)
  • Must be responsible for payment of utility bills and living at the address receiving services.

 


Official HUD income guidelines

Effective January 1, 2018

Household Size
Maximum Annual Gross Income
1
$56,200
2
$64,200
3
$72,250
4
$80,250
5
$86,700
6
$93,100
7
$99,550
8
$105,950

Application Form for Reduction in Utility Rates

 

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