Real Estate Tax Relief

  1. Elderly or Disabled
  2. Disabled Veteran or Surviving Spouse
  3. Homeowner  (CHAP)

Real Estate Tax Relief For the Elderly and Disabled Grant 

Applications are no longer being accepted. 

The City of Charlottesville in its ongoing efforts to promote and preserve home ownership will once again offer Real Estate Tax Relief for the Elderly and Disabled. Applications were submitted between February 1st and March 1st, 2023.

Qualifications required for the grant:

  • Property for which the exemption is claimed must be located in the City of Charlottesville and occupied as the sole dwelling of the applicant;
  • Applicant must be 65 years of age or older or permanently and totally disabled (proof of disability required) as of December 31, 2022;
  • Combined Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) for Tax Year 2022 for applicant, applicant’s spouse, and any co-owners residing in the home cannot exceed $60,000;
  • Application must be signed by applicant or by person acting as power-of-attorney for applicant.

Tiers for the Real Estate Tax Relief: 

$0 - $35,000 
$35,001 - $45,000 
$45,001 - $55,000 
$55,001 - $60,000 

Final determination of relief percentage is subject to review.

Send Your PDF Application if you choose to apply by e-mail or mail

Download the PDF form using the link in related program above, fill out and  e-mal or mail it to the address below. You must attach copies of required documentation as well.

  • Email to: 
  • Or   mail to:   Commissioner of the Revenue  P.O. Box 2964 Charlottesville, VA 22902-2964

For More Information

For further information regarding the Real Estate Relief for the Elderly and Disabled Grant, Real Estate Tax Exemption for Disabled Veterans and Surviving Spouses, or Charlottesville Homeowner Assistance Program, please call 434-970-3160.