Customer Relief for Covid-19

 

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Assistance for customers in need is here!

Deferred Payment Plan (DPP)

All Pogo Energy customers are pre-approved for our DPP with no fees, interest or credit checks. During this challenging time, we’ve extended the Deferred Payment Plans to keep your power on and is available to everyone. For all the details regarding Pogo’s DPP, please visit our DPP page. If you’d like to get a DPP, text DPP to 24197 anytime and Edison will help you.

TDHCA's Rent Relief Program

Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) has received approximately $1.3 billion in Emergency Rental and Utility Payment Assistance funds from the newly passed Coronavirus Relief Bill Rental Assistance Program. TDHCA is using the funds to help Texas renters pay rent and utility bills (including past due rent and utilities).

TDHCA’s Texas Rent Relief program website and phone systems are up and running and ready to answer questions. TDHCA will accept applications from landlords and tenants beginning February 15, 2021, at 8 a.m. Central Time.

  1. Learn more and apply online at https://texasrentrelief.com/program-information.

  2. Learn more and apply by phone at 833-9TX-RENT / 833-989-7368.

 The Texas Rent Relief program can help with the following costs starting as far back as March 13, 2020:

  • Past due, current and up to 3 months of expected rent costs

  • Past due, current or up to 3 months of expected utility and home energy expenses

  • After the initial 3 months of forward assistance, households can apply for 3 additional months of assistance if funds are still available

TDHCA's Rent Relief Program FAQs

The Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs has published several FAQs regarding their response to the Coronavirus outbreak and their $1.3 billion in Emergency Rental and Utility Payment Assistance funds from the newly passed Coronavirus Relief Bill Rental Assistance Program. These FAQs may be found on this official document. If you have additional questions, Pogo Care is here to help…Pogo does have your back.

Covid-19 Electricity Relief Program

The Public Utilities Commission announced that this program is ending September 30, 2020 and disconnects may resume October 1, 2020.

If you are a Pogo customer who is enrolled in this program, please refer to the communications we’ve sent you regarding repayment or visit PogoEnergy.com/CERP for more details.

Covid-19 FAQs

The Public Utility Commission of Texas has published several FAQs regarding their response to the COVID-19 outbreak. These FAQs may be found on this official document. If you have additional questions, Pogo Care is here to help…Pogo does have your back.

Comprehensive Energy Assistance Program (CEAP)

Additional payment assistance agencies are available to you. The Comprehensive Energy Assistance Program (CEAP) is designed to aid eligible low-income customers with their electricity bills in Texas. Click here for more details on eligibility and availability.

Texas Unemployment Benefits

For those who have been displaced from your jobs due to the Coronavirus, you may apply for benefits with the Texas Workforce Commission either online anytime or by calling TWC’s Tele-Center at 800-939-6631 from 8am – 6pm cst, Mon – Fri.

Jobs Available

Amidst the Covid-19 chaos of millions of Americans becoming unemployed last week, there’s GOOD NEWS…several companies are hiring hundreds of thousands due to the virus. Here are some of the companies (but not all) on a massive hiring spree and where to look and apply.

COVID-19 SCAM WARNING: Pogo will never call you to request payment on your Pogo account. If you receive a call, please disregard as false and do not provide any personal information.

For all the details and fine print of our Deferred Payment Plan, please review our Terms of Service.

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