Senior Homestead Exemption

This exemption lowers the equalized assessed value of your property by $5,000 and may be claimed in addition to the Owner Occupied Exemption. To receive this exemption, you must:

  • Have lived on the property on or before January 1st of the assessment year
  • Have reached age 65 during the assessment year
  • Apply for the exemption at the Chief County Assessors Office or with your Township Assessor. Bring identification, with your birth date listed.

If you should have any questions, you may call or write the Chief County Assessors Office or contact your Township Assessor.