What does this exemption do?
This exemption reduces the Equalized Assessed Value (EAV) by the amount of the exemption.
Who can qualify for this exemption?
A property must be the principal residence of the owner. Exemptions may also be available for cooperatives and qualified life-care facilities; contact the County Assessment Office for more information.
How do I apply for this exemption?
You must apply for the exemption with the County Assessment Office. You can get an application here (General Homestead Exemption Form) or you can call (630) 208-3818 and one will be mailed