Low-Cost Internet and Computers for HUD Housing Recipients - Comcast


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United Way of Larimer County 2-1-1 - UWLC
General Information
Description of ServiceProvides discounted high-speed internet service at home for $9.95 per month (plus tax) for eligible HUD housing recipients. Eligible individuals also have the option to buy a computer for $149.99 (plus tax) that includes Microsoft Office and Norton™ Security Suite. There is no credit check, no term contract, and no installation fees.
LocationOut of State
Geographical AreaNationwide, Statewide
Facility/ADA AccessLimited, call for specific information
Intake ProcedureCall or visit the website to apply.
Intake RequirementsApplicants must present a copy of one of the following items from the current or previous year: - Residential lease agreement (including the Section 8 Tenancy Addendum if applicable) - Tenant income certification form - Voucher form - Rent statement - Rent letter The document(s) must be on official letterhead and include the applicant's name, address, and the name of the local Public Housing Authority or the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish, Spanish, Language Line Available
EligibilityIndividuals must meet the following criteria to qualify:
- Receive HUD housing assistance such as Public Housing, Housing Choice Vouchers (Section 8 Vouchers), or Multifamily Vouchers (Project-Based Section 8).
- Do not have outstanding debt to Comcast that is less than a year old; individuals with outstanding debt more than one year old may still be eligible.
- Live in an area where Comcast Internet service is available, but have not subscribed to it within the last 90 days.
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesInternet Fee, Computer Fee
Fee AmountsApproximately $9.95/month, plus tax (Internet Service); Approximately $149.99, plus tax (Computer Costs)
Hours of Operation Monday - Sunday, 7 a.m. - 1 a.m. (Internet Essentials Program; EST)
Contact Information
Contact's Phone 1-855-847-3356 (Internet Essentials for HUD Recipients)
Physical Site Address 1 1701 John F Kennedy Blvd
Physical Site City, State, Zip Philadelphia, PA 19103
Main Phone 1-855-846-8376
Web Address https://apply.internetessentials.com/en/IE/home
Additional Information
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Comcast
Affiliated Program: Comcast
This Service: Low-Cost Internet and Computers for HUD Housing Recipients - Comcast
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Computer Distribution Programs (BM-6000.1500)
Discounted Internet Service (BV-8900.1700-330)