Low Income Families & Tenants (LIFT) Pilot Program

The Low-Income Families and Tenants (LIFT) program offers income qualified multifamily owners and tenants an opportunity to save money and electricity while improving quality of life for the residents.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Multifamily properties with four or more units and located in Marin County, Napa County, Benicia, El Cerrito, Lafayette, Richmond, San Pablo or Walnut Creek
  • Meets the following income requirements:
Number of people in householdTotal gross annual household income*
1-2 $32,480 or less
3$40,840 or less
4$49,200 or less
5$57,560 or less
6$65,920 or less
7$74,280 or less
8$82,640 or less
9$91,000 or less
10$99,360 or less
Each additional person, add$8,360

*Before taxes based on current income sources.
Valid through May 31, 2018.

Qualified Units are Eligible to Receive:

  • $1,200 per unit in addition to the rebates provided by MCE’s Multifamily Energy Savings Program
  • Rebates to lower the cost of common area upgrades
  • Referrals to other programs to enable additional savings
  • Low-cost high efficiency electric heating and cooling appliances
  • LIFT program measures in common areas, including but not limited to:
  • –LED light bulbs and luminaires/lighting fixtures
  • –pipe insulation
  • –domestic hot water recirculating pumps

  • LIFT program measures in tenant units, including but not limited to:
  • –refrigerators
  • –air conditioners
  • –package terminal air conditioners and heat pumps
  • –smart thermostats
  • –smart power strips
  • –LED lighting
  • –pipe insulation
  • –weatherization, duct sealing, and attic insulation
  • –faucet aerators, low-flow showerheads, and tub spouts
  • –bath fans
  • –resistance electric water heaters

For more information, please contact us at: energysavings@mceCleanEnergy.org or (415) 464-6033