Property Tax Refund/Credit
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The National Low Income Housing Coalition is providing this data as a public service. NLIHC will continue to update the database. The accuracy of the data is based on information provided by the programs' administrators and user submissions.
The property tax refund program is a tax relief program for homeowners or renters who are 65 years and older or people who are disabled. The maximum benefit that could be received under this program was $502, with the average payment being $385. In FY13, 18,865 households were served. The maximum credit allowed is based on the amount of property taxes paid.
Funding comes from the state general funds. In FY10, $6,750,770; in FY11, $7,183,778; in FY12, $7,333,443; and FY13, $7,256,390 were paid out.