Veterans, Unremarried Surviving Spouses, and Gold Star Parents may qualify to reduce their property taxes or have their rent frozen.
The Department of Finance offers an Outreach Enrollment Event on November 16, 4-7pm to assist you with your application.
For more information or to download an application, visit: www.nyc.gov/finance
Property Tax Exemptions available include:
Veterans: for those who served in the US military during designated periods of conflict, their unremarried surviving spouses, and Gold Star parents
STAR: for homeowners with an annual income of $500,000 or less
Enhanced STAR: for seniors 65 and over with annual incomes of $86,300 or less
SCHE & DHE: for seniors 65 and over or disabled homeowners with annual incomes of $58,399 or less
Clergy: for active and retired members of the clergy and their unremarried surviving spouses
You may qualify for Rent Freeze if you:
Are at least 62 years old, or at least 18 years old with a qualifying disability
Have a household income of $50,000 or less
Live in a rent-regulated apartment (monthly stabilized, rent controlled, or SRO)
Spend more than 1/3 of your income on rent
Please note that NYCHA residents and SECTION 8 recipients are not eligible for the Rent Freeze program.
142-01 Rockaway Blvd
South Ozone Park, NY 11436
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