The Utility Assistance Program assists with energy and water utility payments.
RPMC’s Energy Assistance Program focuses on meeting the home energy needs of low-income individuals and families through energy utility payment assistance and education on controlling energy costs. Clients must meet income eligibility in order to qualify.
The Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program provides water utility payment assistance to low-income households. If your water/wastewater services have been disconnected or are pending disconnection, you may be eligible to receive assistance on your water bill and waste water fees.
To complete your application, you will need to complete an intake interview with a staff member or apply online. After you complete the online application or intake interview, you will need to submit the following information:
Check service availability in your area.
Completed Client Consent Form – required for all applications
Completed Systematic Alien Verification for Entitlements (SAVE) System Certification Form – required for all applications.
Proof of Assistance needed, provide copies of all pages (front and back) of utility bills
Proof of income for all household members who are 18 years of age or older for the thirty (30) days prior to the date the consent form is signed. This may include:
Landlord Agreement, for renters requesting Heating or Cooling Appliance repairs
MAACLink Consent form, for Atmos customers only
Eligible beneficiaries must have a gross income below 150% of the Federal Income Poverty Guideline limits as shown below.
Persons in Household
150% of Federal Poverty Guidelines
Households with more than 8 persons
Add $7,710 for each additional person
To learn if you are eligible, apply using the link below or contact the office below based on your county of residence. A staff member will speak to you about program eligibility requirements, explain the application process, and discuss program benefits.