Frequently Asked Questions:

If I am filing for the Owner Occupancy Credit this year, which property tax bill does it affect? 

If you are filing for the first time, the reduction will be reflected on the tax bills you will receive the next year.

Can I apply for Owner Occupancy Credit for my current tax bill?

If you were eligible for the exemption last year, but did not apply, you can file a late application for the previous year at the same time you file your application for the current year.

I plan to purchase and move to another house.  How do I keep my Owner Occupancy Credit?

Please fill out a new application for your new home after you have lived in it through January 1 of the new year.

Additional Information and Forms:

DTE 106B – Homestead Exemption and Owner-Occupancy Reduction Complaint