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Home Uplift Program Customer Application


We’re excited you are applying for our TVA EnergyRight® Home Uplift program! To participate:

  • You must meet the income guidelines provided below
  • You must occupy a single-family site-built home or manufactured home. A manufactured home must be on permanent foundation and built after 1976
  • You must be the primary electric and/or gas (if you have gas) account holder
  • You must participate in a home evaluation to ensure the home meets qualifications
  • The home must not have received upgrades in a similar TVA-funded pilot or project within 20 years

Income eligibility is based on total combined income for all household members over the age of 18 living at the home. For each additional household member over 8 people, $9,440 will be added to the total combined income.

2022 Federal Poverty Income Guidelines
Size of Family Unit 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$27,180 $36,620 $46,060 $55,500 $64,940 $74,380 $83,820 $93,260

In order to process your application, the following information MUST be submitted with your application (acceptable documentation** for each are listed below). Please sign and submit this application with supporting documents. For assistance completing this application, call 888-986-7262.

One Proof of Homeowner/Applicant Identification
One Proof of Home Ownership
Provide All That Apply for Household Members 18 and over
One Proof of Electric/Gas Primary Account Holder
  • US driver’s license or photo ID
  • Birth Certificate
  • Military ID
  • Passport
  • US Citizenship & Immigration Services Documentation
  • Legal Change of Name Document or Marriage License
  • Deed or Title
  • Bill of Sale or Land Contract
  • Property Tax Receipt or Property Tax Bill
  • Last Will & Testament Naming the Applicant Heir to the Property (along with a death certificate) naming applicant heir to the property
  • A real property structure insurance policy
  • Federal Taxable Wages (Job)
  • Tips
  • Self-employment Income
  • Unemployment compensation
  • Social Security
  • Social Security Disability Income
  • Retirement or Pension
  • Alimony (final before January 1)
  • Capital Gains
  • Investment Income
  • Rental and Royalty Income
  • A Copy of an Electric/Gas Bill with the Homeowner/Applicant's Name as the Primary Account Holder (bill must be within the last 12 months)
** The program administrator reserves the right to request additional program documentation necessary to verify applicant eligibility.

For families/households with more than 8 persons, add $8,960 for each additional person.

By checking this box, the Applicant(s) hereby certifies that he/she has read, agrees to and has met all Terms and Conditions and Program Qualifications as outlined in the application.

  • The applicant further certifies that all of the information contained in this application and supporting documentation is complete, true and correct, and all household income has been fully disclosed.
  • Income eligibility approval does not guarantee eligibility for program. Applicants must meet all program requirements to be eligible for the program.
  • The program is not responsible for items (i.e. Income Eligibility Applications, supporting documentation) lost or damaged in the mail.
  • TVA Energy Right reserves the right to utilize a 3rd party agency to verify income and homeownership information.