Receiving Homestead

How to Receive Homestead

To receive homestead you must comply with all of the following requirements:

  • All property owners or qualified relative who changed residences during the past year must have occupancy and ownership by December 1 and make application for homestead with the county assessor before December 15.
  • If the property is occupied by a relative, all the owner's relatives claiming homestead must sign and submit their social security numbers on the application. Also, all of the owner's names and addresses must be listed.
  • In the case of manufactured homes assessed as personal property, you must establish homestead and application must be made by May 29 of that year.
  • Property currently or previously classified as seasonal recreational for the owner does not qualify for a relative homestead.
  • You must provide the signatures and social security numbers of all occupants and their spouses.
  • You must qualify as outlined above. You may be required to show proof of ownership.

Homestead Information