Homestead FAQ'S

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Frequently Asked Questions about the Homestead Exemption Program 

What is the Homestead Exemption Program?

What kind of property tax savings will I receive?

Who is eligible for the Homestead Exemption program?

Is there an income restriction tied to eligibility with this program?

I will turn 65 years of age later in the year, am I still eligible?

When is the last day to apply?

Who do I call if I have additional questions?

I own a vacation home out of state where I reside for a couple of months a year. Do I still qualify?

I am 65 years of age and live in a mobile home that I own. Can I still qualify for this property tax credit?

My children and I have set up a trust for my home. Can I still qualify for this property tax credit?

I missed last year's deadline. Can I still receive a Homestead Exemption for last year's taxes?

I know I receive the Homestead Exemption on my taxes. Do I need to reapply every year?

I own the home where I reside and I am permanently and totally disabled. What do I need to do to sign up for the Homestead Exemption?

I lost my spouse who was 65. I, the surviving spouse, am 59 (less than 65 years of age). Can I continue to receive the Homestead Exemption on the home that we shared?