Reminder: Homestead Exemption Deadline is approaching!

Reminder: Homestead Exemption Deadline is approaching!

The deadline to apply for the Homestead Exemption for the 2015 tax year is September 13, 2014. The Homestead Exemption is a Philadelphia property tax program that reduces the taxable portion of your property assessment by $30,000. If you are granted the Homestead Exemption, your real estate tax bill will likely be lower next year. You can apply directly over the phone at 215-686-9200!

To qualify:

  • You must live in your property as your primary residence; AND
  • You must have an ownership interest in the property.

In its work to promote fairness and access to justice, SeniorLAW Center’s Homeowners Assistance Program helps hundreds of senior homeowners each year save their homes, addressing legal issues affecting their safety, dignity and independence. 

If you have any questions, please contact SeniorLAW Center at 215-988-1242.