The Claremore COVID CARES Act Utility Assistance Program will launch on Aug. 1, 2021. Customers who are struggling due to COVID-related impacts can apply for funding to bring delinquent accounts current and help alleviate future utility financial hardships.
Claremore citizens who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and meet the low-to-moderate income guidelines as established by HUD can apply for funding. Relief will be provided until the $330,000 fund is expended, so residents are encouraged to apply as soon as the program opens on Aug. 1.
Here is some additional information regarding the program.
- Funds are available to named account holders and a one-time credit will be applied to utility accounts.
- The application can be mailed or brought to the City of Claremore Utility Billing Office at 104 S. Muskogee Ave.
- Applications will be reviewed within ten days of being received. Approval notification will be sent via email. Denial notification will be sent via postal mail.
- Upon approval, payment be applied to utility account holders within 30-45 days.