Buy a Home This Year? Apply for Homestead

Buy a Home This Year? Apply for Homestead
Posted on 09/16/2020

After moving into your new home, you can apply for homestead online. Homeowners who qualify for homestead may receive a market value exclusion, which can reduce your property taxes in the following year.

Qualifying for Homestead
You may qualify for the homestead tax reduction if you own and occupy your home as your primary residence or you are a qualifying relative of the owner.

  • You must own (or are a qualifying relative of an owner) and occupy your home by Dec. 1.
  • The deadline to submit the application is Dec. 15.

Apply at homestead.hennepin.us. For assistance please email assessor.ao@hennepin.us or call 612.348.3046.