Senior Citizen Rent Increase Exemption

Alternate Name: SCRIE

Category: Housing

Organization: NYC Department of Finance / NYC Housing Preservation and Development

Description: Senior citizens can get a rent freeze through SCRIE. If their rent goes up, people with SCRIE do not have to pay the higher rent. Instead, the City pays the landlord the difference between the current rent and the future rent. SCRIE can help senior citizens freeze their rent and prevent it from being increased. Once you apply, it takes 6-10 weeks to hear back You can qualify for SCRIE even if you have not filed your taxes You do not need your landlord's permission to apply Requires citizenship or satisfactory immigration status Senior citizens who own homes, condominiums or private non-government supervised co-ops may be eligible for the SCRIE Apply online, by mail, by phone, or in person. To be eligible for SCRIE, you should be able to answer yes to all of these questions: Are you 62 or older? Is your name on the lease? Is your combined household income $50,000 or less in a year? Do you spend more than one-third of your monthly income on rent? Do you live in NYC in one of these types of housing? a rent stabilized apartment a rent controlled apartment a rent regulated hotel or single room occupancy unit a Mitchell-Lama development a Limited Dividend Housing Company development a Redevelopment Company development a Housing Development Fund Company development.

Phone: Call SCRIE using TTY Call 212-639-9675 if you have a hard time hearing.
; Call HPD at 212-863-8494 if you are living in Mitchell-Lama or Redevelopment Company development housing to apply. ;,

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Email: Email SCRIE <a href="http://nyc.gov/contactscrie" target="_blank">Email SCRIE</a> for more information.


Additional Info

Application Process: Apply online using ACCESS HRA on your desktop or laptop computer. Apply by mail: Download the application or pick one up from a SCRIE walk-in center. If you download, there will be two applications in the file. You only need to fill out the application for the type of housing you live in. The application for people who live in Mitchell-Lama or Redevelopment Company development housing will be the pages in the front and the application for all other qualified housing will be second. Apply in person at the SCRIE walk-in center, if you live in housing other than Mitchell-Lama or Redevelopment Company development housing. 66 John St, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10038
Open Monday \u2013 Friday 8:30 a.m \u2013 4:30 p.m Apply by phone by calling HPD at 212-863-8494 if you are living Mitchell-Lama or Redevelopment Company development housing. SCRIE/DRIE online applications will be temporarily unavailable after March 31, 2017 while we work on a new and improved application. Please submit your online application no later than March 31, 2017. Go to ACCESS HRA on a desktop or laptop computer. Create an account with ACCESS HRA. Fill out the Rent Freeze application form and submit it. People who live in Mitchell-Lama or Redevelopment Company development should mail their documents to:

NYC Department of Housing and Development
Division of Housing Supervision, SCRIE Unit
100 Gold Street, 7th floor
New York, NY 10038
People who live in all other qualified housing should mail their documents to:
NYC Department of Finance, SCRIE Unit
59 Maiden Lane
New York, NY 10038. Apply online ; Download the application and fill it out. You can also pick one up from the SCRIE Walk-In Center or call 311 to request an application be mailed to you.
If you download, there will be two applications in the file. You only need to fill out the application for the type of housing you live in. The application for people who live in Mitchell-Lama or Redevelopment Company development housing will be the pages in the front and the application for all other qualified housing will be second. If you pick up an application from a Walk-In Center or call 311 to request one, be sure to say what type of housing you live in so you can receive the right application.
People who live in Mitchell-Lama or Redevelopment Company development should mail their application and documents to:

NYC Department of Housing and Development
Division of Housing Supervision, SCRIE Unit
100 Gold Street, 7th floor
New York, NY 10038

People who live in other types of qualified housing should mail their their application and documents to:

NYC Department of Finance, SCRIE Unit
59 Maiden Lane, 22nd Floor
New York, NY 10038 Download the form ; ; https://access.nyc.gov/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/SCRIE_Application_Packet_EN.pdf ; If you live in qualified housing, other than Mitchell-Lama or Redevelopment Company development housing, you can apply in person. Gather all of the personal documents you'll need to apply. It's OK to bring copies. Visit the walk-in center:
66 John St, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10038
Open Monday \u2013 Friday 8:30 a.m \u2013 4:30 p.m . Find the office Call 311 Ask for a SCRIE specialist. Visit SCRIE website to learn more about this program: Email SCRIE for more information
Call 311 and ask for a SCRIE specialist or 212-639-9675 if you have a hard time hearing Visit the SCRIE walk-in center: SCRIE Walk-In Center
66 John St, 3rd Floor
New York, NY, 10038
Open Monday\u2013Friday, 8:30 a.m \u2013 4:30 p.m. Visit the SCRIE walk-in center 66 John St, 3rd Floor
New York, NY, 10038
Open Monday\u2013Friday, 8:30 a.m.\u2013 4:30 p.m.

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uid: P015en

blurb: Rent freeze for seniors

required_document: To apply for SCRIE, you will need to prove the following: Your age Your rent The income of all household members, which can include: tax returns, 1099/W2 statement

program_code: S2R015