TAX RELIEF FOR ELDERLY AND TOTALLY DISABLED RENTERS
The Renter Rebate Program through the State of CT provides a rebate for renters who are elderly or disabled. Applications for the Renters Rebate Program are available starting April 1st and ending October 1st. Please call the Senior Center for an appointment. In order to receive a renter rebate:
- An applicant or the spouse must be 65 or older; or be 100% disabled (per Social Security);
or be 50 and a surviving spouse.
- Must have lived in Connecticut for 1 year.
- Total 2017 income which includes Social Security must not exceed:
- Thirty-five percent of the applicant’s annual rent must exceed 5% of the applicant’s income.
Proof of income received and rent and utility payments made in calendar year 2017 must be provided.
If you collect Social Security, you must provide your SSA1099 for 2017.