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Posted on: February 1, 2018

Real Estate Tax Relief Program Accepting Applications

Community Information Sessions to be Held Across the City

The Real Estate Tax Relief Program for Senior or Disabled Residents is accepting 2018 applications now through June 1. Norfolk homeowners who live in their homes may qualify for tax relief or deferment of taxes if they meet certain eligibility criteria:
  • 65 years of age or totally and permanently disabled
  • Live in the property
  • Combined income of owners and all relatives living in home cannot exceed $67,000 per year • Net worth, excluding the home, cannot exceed $350,000
  • Relief will be provided as an exemption or deferral up to the average assessment of $203,386. Taxes on amounts over $203,386 must be paid.
  • Applicants must apply for relief every year 
Residents may apply at any Department of Human Services office. 

For more information: 
Call: 757-823-1130
Email: seniortaxrelief@norfolk.gov
Click: www.Norfolk.gov/seniortaxrelief

The Department of Human Services (which administers the program) is holding a series of community meetings through the city to assist applicants in filling out the forms and to answer questions about the program.

These sessions will be held from 10 a.m. to noon at the following dates and locations:

Workforce Development Center, 201 E. Little Creek Road
February 15
March 8
April 5
May 10

Pretlow Anchor Branch Library, 111 W. Ocean View Ave.
February 27
March 13
April 17
May 22

Janaf Branch Library, 124 Janaf Shopping Center
March 27
April 24

Berkley Neighborhood Service Center, 925 South Main Street
May 7

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