Housing & Utilities

FCC Emergency Broadband Benefit

The FCC Emergency Broadband Benefit program can help make home internet more affordable during the COVID-19 pandemic. Qualifying households will receive up to $50 per month towards broadband service (or $75 per month for households on qualifying Tribal lands). In addition, households can also receive a one-time credit of up to $100 to help buy a device like a computer or tablet when they contribute more than $10 and less than $50 toward the purchase price.

How do I apply?

To apply, you can visit a this site or go directly to a participating provider.

Frequently Asked Questions

Am I eligible?

Eligibility is based mainly on having a limited income. If you participate in certain other assistance programs you can qualify: SNAP, Medicaid, Lifeline, free or reduced-price lunch, or Federal Pell Grant. You can also participate if you have a limited income and had a substantial loss of income because of furlough or job loss in 2020, or if you meet the eligibility rules set by a participating provider.

Who should I contact?

FCC Emergency Broadband Benefit

Did you know?
Over 10 million people with Medicare got some form of Medicaid benefit in the previous year
Quick Links
Program Website