News release: Homeowners can now apply online for homestead property status

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Contact: Carolyn Marinan, Communications, 612-348-5969

Homeowners can now apply online for homestead property status

New this year, you may file your application online at

Homestead applications are due by December 15 of the calendar year for property owners who own and move into their home on or before December 1st.  Some relatives may also qualify to file for homestead

Submitting a homestead application may qualify you for a homestead market value exclusion on your 2017 property taxes and may affect your eligibility for a 2016 property tax refund

Click here to file a homestead application.

Once homestead is granted, annual reapplication is not necessary. In some circumstances, verification may be requested by the Assessor’s office.  

If you sell, move, or for any reason do not qualify for the homestead classification, you are required to notify the county assessor within 30 days of the change in homestead status.

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