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Low-income assistance

The Energy Assistance Program Rate (EAPR) offers our eligible low-income customers a discount on their monthly energy costs.

Qualified customers that participate in EAPR will have discounts of 44% on all electricity usage, with a maximum discount cap of $43 per month. The maximum discount includes a $10.50 discount on the $18 monthly system infrastructure fixed charge.

For customers with wells, the cap is increased to $55 per month.

Does your household qualify?

The chart below will help you determine if your household qualifies under EAPR income guidelines. For answers to common questions and to apply, download an application, or call 1-888-742-SMUD (7683).

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EAPR income guidelines* (effective June 1, 2015)

Persons in Household Monthly Income Annual Income
1 - 2 $2,655 $31,860
3 $3,348 $40,180
4 $4,042 $48,500
5 $4,735 $56,820
6 $5,428 $65,140
Additional members (each) $693 $8,320

*Households are eligible for the discounted rate if their income doesn't exceed 200 percent of the federal poverty level. These figures reflect that percentage.

Other bill assistance

Additionally, you may be eligible for special bill assistance (based on the availability of funds) through:
Community Resource Project 916-567-5200
The Salvation Army 916-678-4010

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