New York's 25% SNAP Increase
August 17, 2021
FAQs about New York 25% Food Stamp Increase for 2021
How long will the increase in food stamps last in New York for 2021?
Unlike the 15% increase in food stamps that was approved from January – September 2021, the 25% increase in food stamps for 2021 is permanent.
This means that you will receive this benefit increase indefinitely if you qualify.
How much will I get a month in SNAP from the 25% Increase?
The table below shows the new SNAP benefit amounts with the 25% increase.
These benefits will begin in October 2021.
How about the 15% Extra SNAP Benefits?
During the pandemic, all SNAP recipients got a 15% boost to their benefits, but that additional aid expires at the end of September 2021.
The 25% permanent increase fills that void the expiration of the 15% increase would have left after expiring in September.