Economic Impact Payments
for Americans experiencing homelessness
Americans without a permanent address qualify for a one-time $1,200 Economic Impact Payment.
No income is required to claim the payment.
Individuals who normally don’t file taxes, need to sign up with the IRS to receive their $1,200 Payment.
Sign up by using the free online tool at
Here’s what’s needed:
Name, a mailing address and an email address
Date of birth and valid SSN
Bank account, if they have one
IP PIN if they received one from the IRS earlier
License or state ID, if they have one
Name, SSN and relationship for each child
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The IRS will mail a letter to the individual’s last known address within a few weeks after the payment is issued.
For more information, visit:
Publication 5412-J (5-2020) Catalog Number 74527I Department of the Treasury Internal Revenue Service