What energy assistance programs are available to Houston residents?

Many property owners consider ways to reduce energy consumption after they buy one of the homes for sale in Houston, as doing so allows them to help the environment and reduce their monthly energy bills. Thankfully, you'll have plenty of opportunities to participate in local initiatives to save money after you join this community.

Beat the Heat Centers
According to The Weather Channel, the average high temperature during the summer in Houston ranges between 90 and 93 degrees Fahrenheit, from June to August. You can beat the heat by making a visit to nearby community centers where you can limit your home energy use and stay cool. There are six locations across the city, so check one out if you're looking to avoid the extreme temperatures this summer.

Rebuilding Together Houston
Rebuilding Together Houston is a nonprofit organization that supports low-income families, disabled residents and senior citizens by helping them with home improvements and repairs. Reliant Energy employees have assisted community members since 1982, completing maintenance in over 50 homes throughout the city in the last 10 years.

CARE Energy Assistance Program
The Community Assistance from Reliant Energy (CARE) program offers relief to Reliant Energy customers who may be experiencing economic challenges. Qualified clients may receive assistance once a year from local nonprofit social service agencies in the Houston community. Anyone can dial 211 from anywhere in the Lone Star State to learn more about the program.