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City of Hillsboro Utility Bill Assistance & HiLight Bridge Program

The City of Hillsboro's Utility Assistance Program and HiLight Bridge Program are meant for City of Hillsboro customers who are income-qualified to receive emergency financial assistance towards utility fees on the City's monthly utility bill or discounted HiLight service. Qualified utility customers can receive assistance on up to two utility bills within a 12 month period. Customers may also chose to use this assistance for consecutive or non-consecutive bills. Qualifying Bridge customers can receive 1 Gig HiLight service for just $10 per month for 12 months. 

You can meet income eligibility requirements two different ways:

  1. Demonstrate that you are currently enrolled in one of the following programs:
    • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
    • Woman, Infants, Children (WIC)
    • Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
    • Oregon Health Plan (OHP)
    • Free and Reduced Lunch
    • Energy Assistance Program
    • Public Housing, Section 8 Choice Voucher Program or Project Based Voucher Program
  2. Document gross income for all adult household members for the last 60 days. Add all of the gross income received by all adult household members in the last 60 days and compare it to the income limits below. To be eligible your gross household income cannot exceed these limits. 
Household Size 185% Federal Poverty Level (2020)

1 $1,967
2 $2,658
3 $3,349
4 $4,039
5 $4,730
6 $5,421
7 $6,111
8 $6,802

If you believe you are eligible for this program please fill out the form below and attach any necessary documents.

Which program(s) are you requesting assistance with?
Your account number can be found on the top right corner of the front page of your utility bill
Your customer number can be found on the top right corner of the front page of your utility bill
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