Renter's Rebate

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The Renter's Rebate application filing period is April 1st - October 1st.  An application filed in 2018 is for the 2017 benefit year for rent, utilities and income.

The eligibility requirements are:

  • Over 65 years of age as of December 31st of the year prior to application; or Social Security designation of "Totally Disabled."
  • Maximum Income: Married - $43,000; Unmarried - $35,300

The following documentation is required in order to complete your application.

Income Information:

  • 2017 Income Tax Return

If no income tax return was filed, the following is required:

  • Wages, bonuses, commissions, gratuities and fees;
  • Gross Social Security, Federal Supplemental Security Income, payment for jury duty;
  • Dividends, interest and annuities;
  • IRA distributuions - include all that was taxable;
  • Black Lung payments;
  • Green Thumb payments;
  • Interest resulting from gifts received;
  • Lottery winnings;
  • Net Rental Income;
  • Pensions, Veteran's pension, Railroad retirement;
  • Severance pay; Unemployment Compensation;
  • Workers Compensation;
  • Alimony;
  • Anthem sale of Stock (entire proceeds);
  • Legal Settlements - Net Proceeds

Rent and Utility Information:

  • Rent - evidence of all payments made in 2017
  • Utilities (electricity, gas, water & fuel) evidence of all payments made in 2017

Click here for a copy of the Renter's Rebate application.