Special Rates

Low Income Senior Citizens and Low Income Handicapped Rates

Low income senior citizens and low income handicapped residents of the City may apply to receive water and sewer services at one quarter of the monthly minimum charge.

Please use the following definitions in determining eligibility:

Low-Income
A household in which the total annual income is below the very low income level for the Seattle/Everett area as established and amended by survey from time to time by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development. Presently, the maximum income levels are set, you can find them in the low income application located below.

Senior Citizen
A person 62 years of age or older whose income provides the primary financial resources for the household in which the citizen is a full time resident.

Handicapped
A citizen whose income provides the primary resources for the household in which the citizen is a full time resident and who has a physical impairment of such a nature as to materially affect the number and types of employment for which the individual can reasonably qualify. See Resolution 1312 for further definition.

Low Income Application