Welcome to IndependenceHELP!

About the Independence Home Energy Loan Program
IndependenceHELP is a partnership between the City of Independence Power & Light Department (IPL), City Credit Union and the Metropolitan Energy Center to provide low-interest loans for eligible energy efficiency measures. HELP is supported with $250,000 from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009 and is subject to change without notice. The loan limit for HELP is $15,000.

Who Qualifies for IndependenceHELP?

Those who may qualify include owner-occupants of residences located in the City of Independence qualify for the program. The residence must have four dwelling units or less. The loan applicant must own the entire residence and occupy at least one dwelling unit. Non-residential properties, multi-unit apartment buildings and mobile homes do not qualify. Residents who qualify for free or lower cost weatherization programs are encouraged to take advantage of those programs before seeking loans through Independence HELP. Get started now.

Quick Downloads:

  IndependenceHELP Fact Sheet
  Eligible Measures List
  Other Important Downloads

For more information, contact IPL at 325-7495.