Disabled Homeowners Exemption

Alternate Name: DHE

Category: Financial Assistance

Organization: NYC Department of Finance

Description: People with disabilities who own their homes can get their property tax lowered through DHE. The reduction is from five percent of their tax to half of it. How much the tax is reduced depends on how much your family earns. Lower property tax for homeowners with disabilities. Applications must be postmarked by March 15th for benefits to begin on July 1st each year All owners must be persons with disabilities unless the property is owned by your spouse or by siblings, who do not need to be disabled If your property qualifies for DHE and the Senior Citizen Homeowner Exemption (SCHE), you will only be granted SCHE, you cannot get both. To be eligible for DHE, you should be able to answer yes to all of these questions: Are all owners persons with disabilities, OR are other owners the spouses or siblings of the person(s) with disabilities? Is the property your primary residence? Is the combined income for all owners less than or equal to $37,399 per year? Income does NOT include SSI or Cash Assistance benefits.

Phone: or 212-639-9675 (out-of-City), Call DHE Call 212-639-9675, or TTY 212-639-9675 (hearing impaired)
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Email: Email DHE If you have questions, <a href="http://www1.nyc.gov/site/finance/about/contact-by-email/contact-exemptions-inquiries.page" target="_blank">email DHE</a> for more information.<br>


Additional Info

Application Process: Download and complete the initial exemption application. You can also contact 311 for an application to be mailed to you. You will be be asked provide the borough, block, and lot (BBL) for your home. You can use the Property Address Search to determine this. Gather your required documents and include them with your application. Your application will not be processed without them. Mail your completed application and required documents to:
New York City Department of Finance
P.O.BOX 311
Maplewood, NJ 07040-031 Applications must be postmarked by March 15 for your benefit to begin on July 1 in the same year. You can also apply in person at a Department of Finance Business Center. There is no online application at this time. Download and complete the initial exemption application. You can also contact 311 for an application to be mailed to you. You will be be asked provide the borough, block, and lot (BBL) for your home. You can use the Property Address Search to determine this. Gather your required documents and include them with your application. Your application will not be processed without them. Mail your completed application and required documents to:
New York City Department of Finance
P.O.BOX 311
Maplewood, NJ 07040-031 Applications must be postmarked by March 15 for your benefit to begin on July 1 in the same year. Download the form https://access.nyc.gov/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/Exemptions_Application_EN.pdf ; Apply in person at a Department of Finance Business Center. Find a center Call 311
Ask for Disabled Homeowners' Exemption assistance. Visit a Department of Finance Business Center (Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m - 4:30 p.m) to get help in person. Visit the DHE website to learn more. Call DHE at 212-639-9675, or 212-639-9675 (out-of-City), or TTY 212-639-9675 (hearing impaired). Email DHE for more information. Visit an office Visit a Department of Finance Business Center (Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m - 4:30 p.m) to get help in person.

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required_document: To apply for DHE you will need to prove the following: Your income: copies of your federal tax returns and schedules/attachments for all owners. If any owners do not file a tax return, proof of yearly earnings. Your deductions: Copies of receipts for medical or prescription expenses that have not been refunded Your disability status: One of the following for an owner: Copy of the award letter from the Social Security Administration Copy of the award letter from the Railroad Board or the US Postal Service Copy of a certificate from the State Commission for the Blind and Visually Handicapped

blurb: Lower taxes for homeowners with disabilities

program_code: S2R017

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