The Meriden Senior Center is still accepting applications until September 29th for the State of Connecticut Renters’ Rebate Program. This program is for Connecticut Renters who are elderly or totally disabled, and whose income does not exceed certain limits. Person renting an apartment or room, or living in cooperative housing or mobile homes may be eligible for this program. Recipient or spouse must be 65 years of age or older, or be 50 years of age or older and the surviving spouse of a renter who at the time of the renter's death had qualified and was entitled to tax relief provided such spouse was domiciled with such renter at the time of the renters' death, or 18 years of age or older and eligible to receive Social Security Disability benefits. Must meet a one year state residency requirement. Rebates may be up to $900 for married couples or $700 for single persons depending on income and expenses. Appointments must be made by calling the Meriden Senior Center, 22 West Main Street at 203-237-0066 or 203-639-1746 on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.
Applicant’s qualifying income in the calendar year 2016 must not exceed $35,200 if unmarried, or $45,200 if married.