You can still apply for the rebate through October 1st, 2020. You must apply every year to receive this benefit. If you turned 65 by December 31, 2019 and your income is below $37,000 for unmarried and $45,100 for married individuals, you may qualify. You will need to provide rent and utility receipts for 2019 and a federal tax return (if you have filed one) or all of the tax documents you would use to file a return. Applications will be processed over the phone and through the mail. Please call 203-775-7312 with questions or to arrange getting paperwork to Social Services.
How do I apply?
You must fill out the Renters Rebate application in order to apply for the program. Application can be made at your town’s human/social service department or at your town’s Assessor’s Office.
When can I apply?
You can apply for the Renters Rebate program until October 1st, 2020.