GEAR (Electric Bill Assistance)

The Gastonia Electric Assistance Resource (GEAR) program was designed to offer assistance to very low income customers to offset the electric rate increase. The program:
  • Enables customers with very low incomes to manage and afford electricity.
  • Provides a monthly credit of $25 to $35 per month for a twelve-month period for approved applicants.

GEAR Brochure


The office of Housing and Community Engagement  is located at the Garland Municipal Business Center at 150 S. York Street on the second floor.
Contact Information:
Garland Municipal Business Center
150 S. York Street, Gastonia, NC 28052
(PO Box 1748, Gastonia, NC 28053-1748)
704.866.6752 (office)
704.866.6067 (fax)

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