Elderly & Disabled Renter Rebate
The Town of Westbrook will be accepting applications for the State of Connecticut’s Renter’s Tax Relief (Renters’ Rebate) Program.
Applications will be accepted between April 1 and October 1, 2022.
***October 1st this year falls on a Saturday. The deadline does NOT get extended until Monday. Applicants must apply by Friday, 9/30**
This program provides a one-time yearly reimbursement for CT renters based on income, rent and utilities that were paid from the previous year (2021). Persons renting an apartment or room, or living in cooperative housing or a mobile home may be eligible for this program if:
- The renter and/or spouse is at least 65 years old as of December 31, 2021 OR is at least 50 years old and the widow/widower of a previously approved applicant OR is under 65 and totally disabled and receiving benefits under a federal, state or local retirement program which contains requirements comparable to those of the Social Security Administration.
- Applicant may have rented elsewhere in Connecticut for all or some portion of the year proceeding the year of filing, but must file in the town in which they reside during the filing period.
- Income limits are determined annually by the State of Connecticut. “Income” is defined as income from all sources, including tax-exempt interest and Social Security. For the 2022 application period, 2021 income from all sources is considered. The income limits for 2021 are $46,400 for married and $38,100 for single applicants.
- Mobile Home Owners Can Either Apply for Renters' Rebate OR Senior Property Tax Freeze through Assesor's Office(CLICK HERE and look under "Tax Benefit Forms")