Tacoma Public Utilities
Low-income Rate Assistance
- Special discount rates for City of Tacoma utilities are available to qualified, low-income customers who are, 62 years or older or are receiving disability income: 30% discount on power, water, solid waste, surface water and/or wastewater bill.
Applications and more information about required documents are available on the website listed below. Bring the application and required documents to Tacoma Public Utilities between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m., Monday-Friday.
Low-Income Energy Efficiency
- State general funds go to "Energy Matchmaker" program and are matched by local, utility and other funds. Measures include attic, wall and floor insulation, weatherstripping and furnace modifications.
Contact: local community action agency.
Emergency Charitable Assistance
- Family Need
An assistance program for income-qualified households that have permanent electric heat. Contact a local agency listed below.
Metropolitan Development Council, 253-572-5557 (City of Tacoma Residents)
Pierce County Community Services, 1-855-798-4328 (outside the city)