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How to Recertify for 3 additional months of rental assistance through UniteCT. 


Overview of the Recertification process:

⦁ Recertification (or recertifying) is the process of applying for an additional three months of prospective rent from UniteCT.  Once Recertifications requests are reviewed, a determination is made no sooner than 60 days after the last UniteCT payment. 
⦁ Tenants who have received less than $15,000 in rental assistance through UniteCT for their household are eligible to recertify.
⦁ Tenants initiate the recertification process, not the landlord.

    • If the landlord is the same as the original application, they do not need to submit additional information. Upon application approval, payment will be sent directly to the landlord, which is the same process as the first application. Payment options cannot be edited in the recertification process. Thus, if the landlord was paid by check or ACH in the first application, then this payment process will be the same for the recertification.
    • If the landlord is new, they will receive an invitation link sent to their email. The new landlord must complete and submit their application before the tenant will be considered for an additional three months of rental assistance.

⦁ If the tenant has made a payment of any amount to their landlord for months that the household has received UniteCT assistance, the tenant should coordinate with their landlord to ensure their payments are credited to their account. 
⦁ To read more about the entire recertification process, click here 

Who is Eligible:  

⦁ Tenants who have received less than $15,000 in rental assistance for their household are eligible to recertify.

⦁ Tenants who previously received UniteCT assistance may recertify with their SAME landlord who filled out their original application. 
a. If this applies to you, read the directions on how to recertify here 

⦁ Tenants who previously received UniteCT assistance, but now have a NEW landlord, may recertify with their new landlord. 
a. If this applies to you, read the directions on how to recertify here 

⦁ Tenants who previously applied to UniteCT who had a landlord that did not want to participate may recertify with a NEW landlord.  
a. If this applies to you, read the directions on how to recertify here  


Click here to Recertify