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Posted on: September 18, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Rent Rebate Program

STATE OF CONNECTICUT RENT REBATE PROGRAM

 

Application filing period from April 1st 2020 through 

October 1st 2020


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 (65 years of age or older) 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. The check represents a partial refund 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 2019, 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 2019 to qualify: 

 

Single person - $37,000  Married Couple - $45.100


Required Documents / Verifications:

 

Proof of all income from all sources received in 2019 – 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 2019 – 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 2019 – payment history from utility company or cancelled checks/receipts for payments made.


Town Hall is currently closed to the public due to the pandemic, but we are still processing applications. 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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