Low Income Disabled Discount

Low Income Disability Discount Overview English & Spanish - printable version

Qualified Franklin PUD applicants may receive a 30% monthly discount based on their total annual household income and a qualifying disability for themselves or a household member. The discount is effective the day the certification is completed and approved. Only one discount per customer is allowed and will be applied to the residence where the disabled individual resides. A certification, disability verification and income verification are required every year or upon request of Franklin PUD in order to continue receiving the monthly discount.

How to get certified:

  • To apply or re-certify your discount, please contact Franklin PUD at (509) 547-5591 Monday through Friday from 8:30a.m. - 5:00p.m. to schedule a certification appointment.

Required Documents:

  • WA State Driver License or ID
  • Franklin PUD statement
  • 2018 Tax Return documents, or DSHS documents proving household income
  • Two of the following:
    • Proof of Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
    • Bank statement showing a direct deposit of a Social Security benefit
    • Benefit award letter(s) from Social Security
  • One of the following
    • Valid Washington State Disabled Parking Permit
    • Certification of disability by a Physician or Mental Health Professional. This form will be provided to you by Franklin PUD and Sustainable Living Center.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicant must provide required documentation listed above.
  • Applicant must have electric service under Rate Schedule No. 1 Residential and Small Farm Service.
  • Applicant must meet income guidelines listed below. The income guidelines used for certification (including spouse or co-tenants) for the previous calendar year:

                                       2019 Federal Poverty Guidelines

Household Size

125%

 1

 $15,612.50

 2

 $21,137.50

 3

 $26,662.50

 4 

 $32,187.50

 5

 $37,712.50

 6

 $43,237.50

 7

 $48,762.50

Please be sure to provide all documentation required at time of certification in order to avoid delays in certification. Franklin PUD reserves the right to request additional documentation in order to verify eligibility. For questions regarding the certification process, stop by our office or call customer service at (509) 547-5591.