ECONOMY II: To apply for Economy II, call 1-800-253-0846 for an application. To qualify for Economy II, applicants must participate in one of the following programs: Medicaid; Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program; Supplemental Security Income; Federal Public Housing Assistance (Section 8); Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program; National School Lunch Program's free lunch program; Temporary Assistance for Needy Families; or meet the income guidelines (150% of federal poverty level). Economy II customers must recertify every year.
RES and RAD: To apply for RES and RAD, residents must make an in-person appointment with the District Department of Energy & Environment's Energy Administration (DOEE) by calling 311. In order to qualify for RES or RAD, the applicant must be a District resident and the utility bill must be in the applicant's name. The applicant must also meet the following established income guidelines:
Current Income Guidelines
||Maximum Annual Income
Proof of income must be provided with the application. To show proof of income, a copy of one of the documents listed below must be provided with the application:
To request an application for any of the discount programs, please contact DOEE at 311 or visit DOEE's UDP webpage for an application.
Applications for the discount programs should be sent to DDOE at 2000 14th Street, N.W., Suite 300E, Washington, DC 20009. For more information, call DOEE at 311 or the Commission's Consumer Services Office at 202-626-5120.
- W-2 form
- Paycheck stub
- Award letter
- Unemployment compensation letter
- Other formal verification