For Immediate Release
Programs Help Low-Income Residents Pay Utility Bills
WHAT: Joint Utility Discount Day
WHO: Pepco , Washington Gas, Verizon, District of Columbia Energy Office, Washington Area Sewer and Water Authority, D.C. Public Service Commission, Office of the People's Counsel.
WHEN: 8 a.m. - 7 p.m., Tuesday, September 30, 2008
WHERE: Washington Convention Center801 Mt. Vernon PlaceWashington, DC 20001
Joint Utility Discount Day offers low-income District of Columbia residents the opportunity to apply for assistance in paying their utility bills. Utility company employees will be on hand to accept applications, which will then be processed by the D.C. Energy Office.
To qualify, residents must meet income guidelines and must bring the following when applying for assistance: proof of household income, Photo ID, Social Security card, recent lease or rent receipt if heat is included in rent, and recent utility bills for electricity, gas, telephone and water.
Utility Discount Programs Requirements
Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program Requirements
# Persons in Household
Maximum Annual Income
Pepco, a subsidiary of Pepco Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: POM), delivers safe, reliable and affordable electric service to more than 750,000 customers in Maryland and the District of Columbia.