Low Income Senior Discount

Low Income Senior Discount Overview English & Spanish - printable version

Qualified Franklin PUD customer can receive a 15% or 30% monthly discount based on age, and total annual household income. The discount is effective the day the certification is completed and approved. Only one discount per household allowed and will be applied to the residence where customer resides. A certification will be required every year or upon request of the District in order to continue receiving the monthly discount.

How to Get Certified:

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

Required Documents:

  • Valid WA State Driver License or ID
  • Franklin PUD statement
  • Two of the following:
    • Copy of bank statement(s) showing a direct deposit of Social Security or pension benefit(s)
    • Benefit award letter(s) from Social Security or Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS)
    • 2018 Tax Return Documents

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicant must provide all required documentation.
  • Applicant must have electric service under Rate Schedule No. 1 Residential and Small Farm Service.
  • Applicant must be 62 years of age or older and have a total annual income (including spouse or co-tenants) for the previous calendar year as set in the guidelines below:

                                         2019 Federal Poverty Guidelines

Household Size

125%

175%

 1

 $15,612.50

 $21,857.50

 2

 $21,137.50

 $29,592.50

 3

 $26,662.50

 $37,327.50

 4

 $32,187.50

 $45,062.50

 5

 $37,712.50

 $52,797.50

 6

 $43,237.50

 $60,532.50

 7

 $48,762.50

 $68,267.50

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.