Senior Citizen Rent Increase Exemption Program (SCRIE) Income Eligibility

 

SCRIE 'freezes' rent allowing seniors to remain in their apartments

The 2009 Senior Citizen Rent Increase Exemption (SCRIE) requirements are:

* For rent stabilized apartments, tenants must have a valid one or two year
lease.
*Tent must be at least 1/3 of net monthly income,
* Head of household must be age 62 or older.
* Assets: No limits.
* Income: $29,000 household total.

Applications are available at ACCESS NYC (www.nyc.gov/accessnyc) or by
calling 311 in NYC.