DARIEN, Conn. Darien senior citizens and disabled people may be eligible for a rent rebate from the state. Applications will be accepted at the Darien Social Services Department until Sept. 15.
To be eligible for a rebate, applicants must have resided in Connecticut for one year and be 65 years old as of Dec. 31, 2011 or receive Social Security Disability. Married couples cannot have an income exceeding $39,500 and unmarried people cannot have an income exceeding $32,300.
All income, including Social Security, must be reported and documented. This includes pensions, interest on bank accounts, dividends and wages. If a 2011 Federal Income Tax return was filed, a copy is required. Proof of rent and utility payments is required for every month you were renting. Receipts and cancelled checks are accepted.
For more information and to make an appointment, call the Darien Social Services Department at 203-656-7328.
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