Topeka Offers Utility Bill Help

The City of Topeka will accept applications from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Friday, August 6, at 620 SE Madison, first floor, for people needing help with paying utility bills that if left unpaid could lead to homelessness.

Applicants can not be homeowners, must live within the city limits of Topeka and have incomes at 50% of the median family gross annual income or below.

More specifically, a one person household can’t have an income of more than $21,145; two-person, $24,500; three-person, $27,600; four-person, $30,650; five-person, $33,100; six-person, $35,550; seven-person, $38,000; and eight-person, $40,450.

Applicants must show:

• Proof of household income for the past 60 days
• Photo ID for all adults in household
• Social security cards for all household members
• Disconnect notice from utility company
• Lease agreement
• All adults must be in attendance

Applications for assistance will not be accepted without all required documentation. It should also be noted that all units will be inspected. Applicants will be approved or denied on the day of the event after passed inspection.

ADA or Special Needs Notice:
For special accommodations or questions for this event, contact Corrie Wright, 785-368-3711, at least three working days in advance.
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