Utility Assistance Programs

   937-514-4777

Percentage of Income Payment Plan

What is PIPP?
The Percentage of Income Payment Plan (PIPP) helps income-eligible Ohioans manage their energy bills. Payments are based on a percentage of household income and are consistent year-round.

Who is eligible for PIPP?
Ohioans with a household income at or below 150% of the federal poverty guidelines and have utility service from an electric or natural gas company regulated by the Public Utility Commission of Ohio are eligible for the program.

2020

150% Federal Poverty Guideline

Size of Household Total Household Income
for 12 Months
1 up to $18,735.00
2 up to $25,365.00
3 up to $31,995.00
4 up to $38,625.00
5 up to $45,255.00
6 up to $51,885.00
7 up to $58,515.00
8 up to $58,515.00

Home Energy Assistance Program

What is HEAP?
The Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) is a federally funded program that provides eligible Ohioans assistance with their home energy bills. This one-time benefit is applied directly to the customer’s utility bill or bulk fuel bill.

Who is eligible for HEAP?
Ohioans with a household income at or below 175% of the federal poverty guidelines are eligible for the program.

2020

  175% Federal Poverty Guideline

Size of Household Total Household Income
for 12 Months
1 up to $21,857.50
2 up to $29,592.50
3 up to $37,327.50
4 up to $45,062.50
5 up to $52,797.50
6 up to $60,532.50
7 up to $68,267.50
8 up to $76,002.50

Call to schedule an appointment in the county you live in. 

Montgomery County (Dayton Office): 937-514-4777 Darke County (Greenville Office): 937-548-8143
Preble County (Eaton Office): 937-456-2800

Greene County (Xenia Office): 937-376-7747

 

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