Roxbury residents aged 65 and older or who are disabled and are renters may be eligible for the state's Renter's Rebate program.

The applicant must reside in Connecticut during the benefit year.

Applications will be accepted through Oct. 1.

Renters who are 65 and older and whose income for 2012 is no more than $33,500 for an individual or $40,900 for a couple may be eligible.

Applicants must show a copy of a 2012 income tax return, if filed, along with proof of Social Security income with SSA1099, proof of any additional income earned in 2012, rent receipts for 2012 or a letter from landlord verifying total rent paid in 2011 and a printout or receipts from electric, gas or oil companies for payments made in 2012.

For more information, call social services director/municipal agent Jerrilynn Tiso at 860-210-0201.