Eligibility Requirements for an Elderly Homeowner

  • Must be 65 or older on or before December 31, 2023.
  • Must provide evidence of age such as Medicare card and/or driver's license.
  • Must own and use the property on which you are applying as your primary residence. The value of your property does not determine whether you can apply; however the maximum market value on which tax relief is calculated will be on the first $30,000. If your residence is a mobile home, a copy of your title or bill of sale is required.
  • Combined 2022 annual income for you, *your spouse and all other owners of the property cannot exceed $33,460 for the 2022 Tax Year. The 2023 income limit is yet to be determined.
  • Annual income from all sources includes, but is not limited to:
    • Social Security (after Medicare is deducted)
    • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
    • Retirement or Pension benefits
    • Veterans' Administration benefits
    • Worker's Compensation
    • Salaries or Wages
    • Interest or Dividends

You are required to provide documentation such as a copy or your tax return, 1099, W-2, etc.
*The income of the applicant's spouse is required regardless of ownership or residency.