News: Homestead applications due December 15

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Hennepin County Minnesota

Media contact: Carolyn Marinan, Communications, 612-348-5969

Public contact: or 612-348-3046

Homestead applications due December 15

Apply online for properties in Hennepin County

Property owners in Hennepin County have until December 15 to complete a homestead application for 2019. Eligible applicants must have moved into their home on or before December 1, 2018. 

Hennepin County offers an online filing application, and all of the details about homestead applications are at

Submitting a homestead application may qualify the property for a reduced classification rate, reduced taxable market value, property tax refund, and special program eligibility.

File a homestead application.

Some relatives may also qualify to file for homestead. 

Once homestead is granted, it is not necessary to reapply in subsequent years. In some circumstances, the Assessor's office may request verification.  

If a property owner sells, moves, or for any reason does not qualify for the homestead classification, they should notify the county assessor within 30 days of the change in homestead status.

Property owners can contact the Hennepin County Assessor to answer any questions at 612-348-3046 or

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