Renters Rebate Program runs April 1, 2017 - Oct 1, 2017

Renters Rebate Program

From April 1st to October 1st Connecticut renters who are elderly or totally disabled and do not exceed certain income limits can receive rebates on the rent they have paid. Rebates can be up to $900 for married couples and $700 for single persons. The renters' rebate amount is based on a graduated income scale and the amount of rent and utility payments (excluding telephone, wireless and cable) made in the calendar year prior to the year in which the renter applies. Applications may be filed at the Town of Essex Social Service office by appointment contact mbarnes@essexct.gov or 860-767-4340 x201. For eligibility details, general program overview and hotline phone number use this link.  http://www.ct.gov/opm/cwp/view.asp?A=2985&Q=383154