No Address, No ID, and Struggling to Get a Stimulus Check

Imagine not having a bank account or a mailing address. Or a phone. Or identification.

Charlie Velez, sitting on a milk crate outside the Grand Street subway station on the Lower East Side last month clinking 65 cents in a paper cup, is 0 for 3 on stimulus checks. “I didn’t know the process,” he said.

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For most Americans, the third stimulus payment, like the first two, arrived as if by magic, landing unprompted in the bank or in the mail.

Imagine not having a bank account or a mailing address. Or a phone. Or identification.

Charlie Velez, sitting on a milk crate outside the Grand Street […]

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  1. I have a son who is homeless same thing! I got his taxes completed the very 1st day allowed still no stimulus money!! As for me I never received the first one second one was fast but now Nothing?? We are on the streets I have a 2002 Nissan we are broke? I used to work for Merrill lynch and Bank of America now unemployment? I don’t understand why the poorest of the poor get put at the end of the line?? We live in Naples Florida the richest people live here, again I called IRS they don’t even answer their phones? We are living in the car basically we do not qualify for any benefits because we don’t have a permanent address!!!

    Please help us!!!

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