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.

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