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Springfield water and sewer assistance available for low-income residents

Nov 1, 2023


SPRINGFIELD — The Springfield Water and Sewer Commission is accepting applications for its Customer Assistance Program designed to help low-income, single-family homeowners who receive their water or sewer services from the city.

Residents applying for fuel assistance to help heat their homes may be eligible to receive a one-time water and sewer account credit of 25% of their annual water and sewer bill up to $250, officials said.

The program, based on others in the country, follows the same eligibility guidelines as the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program offered through the Valley Opportunity Council for city residents. Generally, people can receive assistance if they have a household income of 60% of the state median income based on their household size.

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