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Transform Your Home with the Office of Housing’s Oil-to-Electric Program

At the Seattle Office of Housing, we understand the challenges many homeowners face with outdated heating systems. That’s why we are proud to offer the Oil-to-Electric Program, designed to help you lower your energy usage and reduce utility costs by converting your oil furnace to an electric heating system—completely free of charge. 

The Journey to a Better Home 

Is your old oil furnace causing you stress with high bills and constant maintenance? We’re here to help you change that. Our Oil-to-Electric Program provides vital home improvements such as: 

  • Oil-to-Electric Heated Furnace Conversion: Replace your inefficient oil furnace with a modern, energy-efficient electric system. 
  • Oil Tank Decommissioning: We safely remove and dispose of your old oil tank. 
  • General Health and Safety Inspections: We ensure your home is safe and up to standard with thorough inspections. 

Additionally, after participating in the Oil-to-Electric Program, you may qualify for further improvements through our Weatherization Program. 

Why Switch from Oil to Electric? 

Switching to electric heating offers many benefits, enhancing both your home and quality of life. You can save up to 40% on your regular heating costs, putting more money back into your pocket. Electric systems also promote healthier air quality, providing cleaner, safer air inside your home. You will also benefit from integrated air conditioning for year-round comfort and enjoy the reduced maintenance requirements of electric systems. 

Electric heating systems contribute to a greener Seattle by reducing your carbon footprint. Electric systems are safer and more reliable than their oil-based counterparts. All these benefits make the switch to electric heating a smart choice for both your home and the environment. 

Who Qualifies?

We want to make this opportunity accessible to as many residents as possible. You are eligible for the Oil-to-Electric Program if you: 

  • Live within Seattle city limits or are a Seattle City Light customer. 
  • Earn less than 80% of the Annual Income Limit. 

How Can I Apply to the Oil-to-Electric Program? 

Ready to transform your home? Follow these steps to apply: 

Our team will review your application within 4-6 weeks and notify you of approval. Let us guide you toward a greener and more affordable future for your family. Apply now and take the first step towards a better home.