The City of Ashland has funds available for the Ashland Low Income Energy Assistance Program, which assists low income residents with electric bill costs during the winter months. Eligible Ashland residents include those with income levels at or below 65 percent of Oregonís median income.
These levels are based on household income and household size. Qualified recipients will receive a credit on their electric utility charges. Credits of up to 50 percent will be given to seniors and disabled persons for up to six (6) months and credits of 50 percent to other qualified residents for up to three (3) months. The maximum allowed credit is $300 for either group.
Beginning October 1, 2023, applicants may call the request line at 541.552.2038 to request a Low Income Assistance application packet. Applications are also available on the City of Ashland website at ashland.or.us/UtilityAssistance
. If you know of someone who might qualify and needs assistance, please let them know about this program. The deadline to submit the application is January 31, 2024.
Released October 11, 2023