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Utility Assistance Program
Check Your Eligibility

Program Guidelines: The Utility Assistance Relief Fund is available to Tier 1 and 2 Single-Family Residential customers who receive a utility bill directly from the City of Corpus Christi.

This program does not apply to commercial customers in the City. In order to be eligible for assistance from the Drainage Fee Utility Assistance Fund you must meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • The persons living at your residence must qualify as low income as defined by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for Nueces County, Texas; or
  • The owner of the residence must be disabled as that term is defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA); or
  • All working age persons living at the residence are Sixty-Five (65) years of age or older and they qualify as low income as defined by HUD for Nueces County, Texas.

Check Your Eligibility!


This tool is not an application or a formal rejection of your application. If you need to speak with a person regarding questions you may have on your eligibility for the Utility Assistance Program, please call (361) 561-1100 or email

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