Renters Rebate Program

Renters Rebate Program is now taking applications. This is a state program to help refund both elderly and disabled Connecticut renters. This program runs from April 1 through October 1, 2015. To qualify you must be age 65 or over, or disabled, and you must rent your current dwelling. The gross annual income in 2014 for a single person must be less than $34,600 and less than $42,200 for a married couple.

The information required for your appointment is as follows: (Please bring all documentation that applies to you.)
  • Proof of income for 2014 Income Tax Forms 1099 Social Security Statement for 2014 Statement of Disability Benefits & Proof of Disability Statement of Pension Interest and Dividend Statements
  • Proof of monthly rent paid from January 2014 to December 2014 (copies of returned checks, print out from Rental Management Company, or letter from landlord)
  • Proof of payments made to CL&P from January 2014 to December 2014 (copies of returned checks or print out from CL&P).
  • Proof of payments made to the water company from January 2014 to December 2014.
  • Proof of payments made for heating costs from January 2014 to December 2014.
A qualifying applicant will receive a benefit to help offset rental expenses. If you are having difficulties obtaining some of the necessary documentation or are ready to schedule an appointment, please contact Wendy Larson at 203-245-5655.