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Energy Bill Assistance Programs

What: Heating bill assistance November - April.

Who: Pueblo County Housing & Human Services

Where: 2631 E 4th St., Pueblo, CO 81001

Telephone: 719-583-6987

 

Low Income Requirement

Number in Household: Maximum Household Income

1: $18,210

2: $24,690

3: $31,170

4: $37,650

5: $44,130

6: $50,610

7: $57,090

8: $63,570

More than 8 people, add the following for each additional person: $6,480

What: Year-round electricity bill assistance.

Who: Black Hills Energy

Where: 105 S. Victoria Avenue, Pueblo, CO 81003

Telephone: 888-890-5554

 

Low Income Requirement

Number in Household: Maximum Household Income

1: $19,421

2: $26,285

3: $33,149

4: $40,013

5: $46,877

6: $53,741

7: $60,605

8: $67,469

More than 8 people, add the following for each additional person: $6,864

What: Year-round gas and electricity energy bill assistance.

Who: Pueblo County Housing & Human Services

Where: 2631 E 4th St., Pueblo, CO 81001

Telephone: 719-583-6987

 

Low Income Requirement

Number in Household: Maximum Household Income

1: $37,760

2: $43,120

3: $48,480

4: $53,840

5: $58,160

6: $62,480

7: $66,800

8: $71,120

What: Year-round gas and electricity energy bill assistance.

Who: Catholic Charities

Where: 429 W. 10th St. Pueblo, CO 81003

Telephone: 719-544-4233

 

Low Income Requirement:

Number in Household: Maximum Household Income

1: $37,760

2: $43,120

3: $48,480

4: $53,840

5: $58,160

6: $62,480

7: $66,800

8: $71,120

What: Year-round gas and electricity energy bill assistance.

Who: The Salvation Army

Where: 401 S. Prairie Ave., Pueblo, CO 81005

Telephone: 719-543-3656

 

Low Income Requirement

Number in Household: Maximum Household Income

1: $37,760

2: $43,120

3: $48,480

4: $53,840

5: $58,160

6: $62,480

7: $66,800

8: $71,120

What: A stable payment plan for your monthly electricity bill.

Who: Black Hills Energy

Where: 105 S. Victoria Avenue, Pueblo, CO 81003

Telephone: 888-890-5554

Low Income Requirement: None

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Energy Efficiency Programs

What: Emergency repair or replacement of the home's primary heating system such as a furnace.

Who: Pueblo County Housing & Human Services

Where: 2631 E 4th St., Pueblo, CO 81001

Telephone: 1-855-469-4328

 

Low Income Requirement

Number in Household: Maximum Household Income

1: $18,210

2: $24,690

3: $31,170

4: $37,650

5: $44,130

6: $50,610

7: $57,090

8: $63,570

More than 8 people, add the following for each additional person: $6,480

What: Electrical, plumbing, furnace replacements, and roofing air conditioners (swamp coolers) for homeowners experiencing an emergency situation.

Who: Pueblo County Housing & Human Services

Where: 2631 E 4th St., Pueblo, CO 81001

Telephone: 719-583-6320

Qualifications:

  1. Customers must be buying, or own their home.
  2. The unit must be their primary place of residence.
  3. Homeowner must be age 60+ years or older.

 

Low Income Requirement

Number in Household: Maximum Household Income

1: $33,600

2: $38,400

3: $43,200

4: $48,000

5: $51,850

What: Evaporative coolers, refrigerators, storm windows, thermostats, water heater blankets, and lighting.

Who: Pueblo County Housing & Human Services

Where: 2631 E 4th St., Pueblo, CO 81001

Telephone: 719-583-6320

 

Low Income Requirement

Number in Household: Maximum Household Income

1: $37,760

2: $43,120

3: $48,480

4: $53,840

5: $58,160

6: $62,480

7: $66,800

8: $71,120

What: program provides energy upgrades to income-qualified homes to help keep energy costs low.

Who: Pueblo County Housing & Human Services

Where: 2631 E 4th St., Pueblo, CO 81001

Telephone: 719-583-6110

Loan Programs

  • Residential Energy Upgrade Loan (RENU)

    The RENU Loan program is a statewide residential loan program sponsored by the Colorado Energy Office (CEO), in partnership with Elevations Credit Union. It makes home energy upgrades easy and affordable by offering low-cost, long-term financing for energy efficiency and renewable energy improvements. To qualify, you must work with a RENU-authorized contractor.

  • Colorado RENU Loan Terms:

    • Loans from $500 to $35,000
    • Finance up to 100% of the project cost
    • Competitive interest rates starting at 2.75% APR
    • 36-, 60-, 84-, 120- or 180-month terms
  • What can you finance? A few examples:

    • Space heating & cooling
    • Insulation & air sealing
    • Water heating
    • Energy analysis & monitoring
    • Windows & doors
    • ENERGY STAR appliances
    • Lighting
    • Solar PV and solar thermal
  • Learn more about RENU

  • Find a RENU-authorized contractor serving Pueblo County

  • Become a RENU-authorized contractor

 

Healthy Homes

  1. Evaluate the health of your home
  2. Order a discounted radon test
  3. Get screened for lead exposure 
  4. Improve your indoor air quality