Senior Homestead Exemption  (35 ILCS 200/15-170)

To Qualify:

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Property must be owner-occupied by senior citizen during the year or unoccupied but owned by a senior citizen who has moved into a nursing home during the year.


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Must be 65 years or older during the assessment year.


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Property must be a residential single family home, town home, or condominium.


 

 

Documents Needed:

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Recorded Property Deed or Title Insurance Policy.

 

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Proof of Age: Driver's License or State I.D. or Passport or Birth Certificate or Baptismal Certificate showing DOB.

 

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Exemption application signed by senior citizen and notarized by a notary public. The application is available at our office, the DuPage County Supervisor of Assessments office or their website – www.dupageco.org/SOA.


 

 

Process:

 

Please bring the required documents into our office. We will photocopy all documents and notarize your signature.


 

 

Effect:

 

The Senior Homestead Exemption provides an annual exemption of $5,000 from the assessed value of the property. The exemption amount will be pro-rated if the senior moves into the home during the year.

     
   

Questions? Call our office at 630-653-5220.