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Posted on: May 22, 2019




Application filing period from April 1st 2019 through 

October 1st 2019

The Greenwich Department of Human Services is currently accepting application for the State of CT Rent Rebate Program. State law provides a program for renters who are elderly or disabled and whose annual incomes do not exceed certain limits. Under this program, a check is directly remitted to an approved applicant by the State. These checks represent partial refunds of rental and utility payments. Persons renting an apartment, cooperative housing, congregate living or even leasing a mobile home space may be eligible.

The rebate represents the previous rental year which is 2018, not the current year.

Rent Rebates can be up to $900.00 for married couples and $700.00 for unmarried applicants.

Maximum allowable income in 2018 to qualify: 

Single person - $36,000  Married Couple - $43.900

Required Documents / Verifications:

Proof of all income from all sources received in 2018 – Social security benefits, pension, wages, dividends, interest and any other income. (Full 12 months must be provided)

Proof of total amount of rent paid in 2018 – statement from housing authority showing amount paid, cancelled checks or receipts for amount paid. (Full 12 months must be provided)

Proof of utilities paid in 2018 – payment history from utility company or cancelled checks/receipts for payments made.

If you would like to apply or for more information, please call Greenwich Department of Human Services at 203-622-3800.

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