Out-of-date household items can make electricity bills more expensive for your home or social housing property. The Save on Energy Home Assistance Program offers free energy-efficiency upgrades for tenants and social housing providers, as well as an in-home energy assessment to help uncover more ways to save.
Find out if you're eligible for the Home Assistance Program.
Be a resident of an eligible non-profit housing property; or
Be an individual who owns, rents or leases the residence and is the primary or secondary utility account holder listed on the bill; and
Have an annual household income for the previous year (gross income of all household members aged 18 or older) that does not exceed the following eligibility limits:
|Number of people in the home||Gross annual household income|
|7 or more||$86,914|
Note: Effective January 1, 2018. The IESO may occasionally update the eligibility requirements as necessary.
You have received one of the following types of assistance for the past 12 months:
You have received a Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP) grant or were part of the Ontario Electricity Support Program (OESP) within the past 12 months.
You have qualified to participate in a natural gas low-income Demand Side Management (DSM) program during the past 12 months.