Illinois Clean Jobs Energy Act

Deposits waived for income-eligible customers

Customers who meet one or more of the following criteria are eligible to apply for natural gas service without paying a deposit:

  • Customers whose household income is at 80% of the average median income (AMI) by county.
  • Customers whose household income is at or below 150% of the federal poverty level (FPL).
  • Customers who are eligible to receive a Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) grant.
  • Customers who are eligible to participate in the Percentage of Income Payment Plan (PIPP).
  • Customers who are eligible to receive Lifeline service as defined in the Universal Service Telephone Service Protection Law of 1985.
Household Size 80% AMI annual income 150% FPL annual income LIHEAP and PIPP annual income
1 $52,240 $19,320 $25,760
2 $59,680 $26,130 $34,840
3 $67,120 $32,940 $43,920
4 $74,560 $39,750 $53,000
5 $80,560 $46,560 $62,080
6 $86,560 $53,370 $71,160
7 $92,480 $60,180 $79,081
8 $98,480 $66,990 $80,838