Real Estate Tax Relief


To minimize the risk of COVID-19 to applicants and staff, in-person appointments should be scheduled  (Monday - Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm) by visiting  or calling 434-970-3160.

  1. Elderly & Disabled
  2. Disabled Veteran
  3. Charlottesville homeowner assistance Program (CHAP)

Real Estate Relief for the Elderly & Disabled

Real Estate Tax Relief program has been ended by March 1st.

If you own and are living in your home in the City of Charlottesville and are 65 years of age or older, or are permanently disabled, and have a yearly income of $55,000 or less and a net worth of $125,000 or less, you may qualify for Real Estate Tax Relief. Net worth excludes the fair market value of the home in which you live.

The Commissioner of the Revenue's Office begin taking applications on February 1 each year. The deadline for application is March 1. There will be no rollover using prior year qualifications.


Online Application

  • Real Estate Tax Relief Application (Online Form)

For More Information

For further information regarding the Charlottesville Homeowner Assistance Program, Real Estate Relief for Elderly or Disabled, or Disabled Veteran’s Real Estate Tax Exemption, please call 434-970-3160.