This program provides water debt relief in partnership with the City of Chicago’s Utility Billing Relief program (UBR) for qualifying Chicago residents.

What is it?

UBR makes your water, sewer and water-sewer tax bills more affordable.

How does it help?

You receive:

50% rate reduction for your water, sewer and water-sewer tax bills

No shut off, penalties or debt collection on City of Chicago utility billing debt.

Debt forgiveness after successfully completing one full year in the program



Do I qualify?

To qualify your primary residence must be a single-family home or two-flat connected to your City of Chicago utility bill. You must also meet the new, expanded income guidelines.