Enhancing the health, education, and social well-being of low-income and underserved people in the greater Houston metropolitan area through its many health care programs, training programs and community service programs, including the provision of safe, decent and affordable housing for low-income families.

Lite-Up Texas

*LITE-UP Texas program has ended in August 2016.

The Lite-Up Texas program is designed to help qualified low-income individuals reduce the monthly cost of electric service. The information on the electric bill (Name, Address, etc.) must match the information of the participant in the qualified program or the self-enrolled application. Applications may be submitted from March to August.

Lighten your electric bill

LITE-UP Income Guidelines

Number in Household Annual Income (125%)
1 $13,963
2 $18,913
3 $23,863
4 $28,813
5 $33,763
6 $38,713
7 $43,663
8 $48,613
Each Additional Member Add: +$4,950



  • Texas I.D.
  • Social Security Card
  • Citizenship (Passport or Birth Certificate) or Green Card
  • Proof of income (3 consecutive pay check stubs within 60 days)
  • Most recent income tax
  • Current Utility Bill (within 60 days)
  • Medicaid or CHIP card (if necessary)

Application assistance available Monday through Friday from 9am-12pm