If your LUS bill is a huge burden, you might be wondering how you’re going to make your payment. We found options that could help you save money and lower your bills!
We found help for LUS customers.
If you live in Louisiana, you might be able to get help through LIHEAP. The benefit could make it easier for you to pay your LUS bill. It might even be able to lower the bill by a lot. To get help with the LIHEAP benefit, you will need to meet the state’s requirements. You’ll have to be below a certain income level, provide proof of residency and meet other requirements to qualify.
You might also be able to find the help you’re looking for to pay your LUS bill through the Salvation Army. The organization works with people who are low-income. They might be able to help you if you’re struggling to pay your bill. For people who qualify, they provide a one-time payment option that might be able to lower the total amount you owe. You will need to meet income qualifications, other requirements and have a shut-off notice. The Salvation Army might not always be able to provide assistance depending on the funds they have available.
You could qualify for different payment options!
You might be able to use the LUS budget billing program to help you save money on a month-to-month basis. This program could make it easier for you to pay your bill during the very hot months or when you would typically have large fluctuations in your bill. When LUS figures out your usage for the past 12 months, they can then average it out and use that for the budget billing program. After you’ve completed your budget billing program, you will be responsible for anything you used that was outside of the average amount.
If you’re trying to lower your electric bill, you might be able to choose a lower rate plan. With Lafayette Utility Systems, you might be able to choose a time of use rate or other rate that allows you to lower your bill by only using your electricity at certain times.
Still unable to pay your bill? You might be able to ask for an extension or make a payment arrangement with the electric company. They do have requirements you’ll have to meet to qualify for an arrangement, but if you qualify it could give you a little extra time to pay your bill!
Lower your LUS bills with energy efficient home updates.
In Louisiana, the weatherization assistance program could help you make valuable upgrades to your home to ensure it is energy efficient. You might be able to use the energy efficiency program to get updates to insulation and other parts of your home. You will need to be low-income and meet other qualifications to get help through this program.
LUS might be able to give you a free energy audit on your home. With this audit, they can help you determine the amount of energy you use on a regular basis. Depending on the amount of energy you use and what they find on the audit, they might also be able to provide you with a free energy-saving kit to help lower the amount of electric you use.
Want more ways to lower your bills? Use these tips!
Lower your bills by taking advantage of free and easy energy efficiency tips. There are many different ways you can lower your bill and make things easier for yourself. Check out this list of tips we’ve found that are low-cost and free!