What is considered household income?
Household income is defined as the combined gross income of all persons who live in the household, whether taxable or non-taxable. Gross income includes, but is not limited to the total income from:

  • Wages
  • Salaries
  • Pensions
  • Unemployment benefits
  • Disability payments
  • Workers compensation
  • Profit from self- employment (IRS Form 1040 Schedule C)
  • Child or spousal support
  • Interest or dividends from savings accounts, stocks, bonds, retirement accounts, rent or royalty income
  • Cash income or gifts
  • Scholarships, grants, or other aid used for living expenses
  • Insurance or legal settlements
  • Social Security
  • SSI
  • SSP
  • Food stamps
  • TANF (AFDC)

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1. What is considered household income?
2. What documentation do I need to submit as proof of income?
3. What kind of documentation do I need to submit as proof of occupancy?
4. When will I start receiving H2O assistance?
5. I’m a tenant. Do I need my landlord’s permission to participate in your programs?
6. What happens during the Water-Use Efficiency Audit?
7. Why do H2O customers need to participate in the on-site Water-Use Efficiency Audit program?
8. Am I required to have a Water-Use Efficiency Audit to complete my H2O application or to re-enroll in the program?
9. Do I have to replace toilets and plumbing devices?