Property Tax Increase Relief for Low Income and Disabled Persons

Property Tax Increase Relief for Low Income Seniors and Disabled Persons

Low-income homeowners in the County of Hastings who meet certain criteria, and whose property taxes have increased over the previous year, may apply for a tax reduction of up to $250 against an eligible increase.

This program has been established under Section 319 of the Municipal Act, 2001 and is open to residential property owners who are, or whose spouse is:

  • 65 years of age or older and eligible for support under the Federal Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS) program or Ontario Works; or
  • A disabled person of any age who is eligible for benefits under the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP).

The subject property must be the primary residence of the applicant. No relief can be granted for properties used on a seasonal or occasional basis, that are tenanted or are otherwise used for a purpose other than the owner’s primary residence. More information can be found within the following link.

https://hastingscounty.com/hastings-county-tax-relief-program

Municipal Office Hours for Friday, June 7, 2024

The Municipal Office will be CLOSING today, June 7, 2024 at 3:00pm and will reopen for regular business hours on Monday, June 10, 2024.

 We apologize for any inconvenience.

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