Apply or Recertify for LIRA

Complete this form to apply or recertify for LIRA. Recertification is required every two years.

Apply for Low Income Rate Assistance (LIRA) Program


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You can find your Southwest Gas account number near the top of your bill, under your service address.


LIRA Rate Application

You may qualify for reduced energy rates through the Arizona Low-Income Ratepayer Assistance (LIRA) Program. This program can help you save money by providing a yearly discounted monthly basic service charge and a 30% reduction on the “per therm” rate. This discount is for your primary residence only, and the Southwest Gas bill must be in your name. The discount will be applied to the first 150 therms of natural gas used each month from November 1 through April 30.

LIRA Program rate discounts are determined by your total gross household income and number of people living in your residence.

Review the income guidelines, and if you think you may qualify, complete this application.

The definition of "gross (before taxes) household income" is all money and noncash benefits available for living expenses from all sources, both taxable and nontaxable, before deductions, including expenses, for all people who live in your home.

This includes, but is not limited to, the following:

LIRA Program Income Requirements
Annual Household Income Guidelines
(effective 07/01/17 through 06/30/18)
Number of Persons
Living in Household
Total Combined Income
from ALL Sources
1 $24,120
2 $32,480
3 $40,840
4 $49,200
5 $57,560
6 $65,920
7 $74,280
8 $82,640
For each additional person, add $8,360

Number of persons living in my household:



Review and Apply for LIRA

I certify that the information I have provided in this application is true and correct. I understand that Southwest Gas reserves the right to verify my household's income and I agree to provide proof of income, if asked. I agree to inform Southwest Gas within 30 days if I no longer qualify to receive the LIRA discount. I understand that if I receive the LIRA discount without meeting the qualifications I may be required to pay back the LIRA discount I received. I understand that Southwest Gas can share my information with other utilities or their agents to enroll me in their assistance programs.