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Applying for Food Stamps in New York? There’s an App for That

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Applying for Food Stamps in New York? There’s an App for That

July 26, 2017
By
Dawn Secor

New York City, where 1.7 million people receive SNAP, now allows eligibility documents to be submitted via smartphones.  Since March, when the app, Access HRA Mobile, was introduced, through June, SNAP applicants have uploaded more than a million documents, a number that continues to rise as more people learn they can use their phones instead of going to an office.

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