Disabled Veterans Homestead Exemption Application

Effective October 1, 2022, residential real property owned by a veteran who has been classified by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs as having a total and permanent disability as a result of a service-incurred or service-aggravated condition or is paid at the 100% disability rating level as a result of unemployability, is eligible for reduction in assessed value of $445,000, provided that:

The property must be occupied by the disabled veteran and contain no more than five dwelling units (including the unit occupied by the owner);

  • The property must be the principal residence of the disabled veteran;
  • The disabled veteran must have at least 50% ownership of the property as shown by deed;
  • The disabled veteran must be domiciled in the District; and
  • Total household income cannot exceed the limit applicable to Senior/Disabled Tax Relief, currently $149,400 for TY2023.

Properties receiving the Disabled Veterans’ Homestead Deduction are not eligible for the Homestead, Senior Citizen/Disabled Tax Relief or tax cap credit.

Before you begin the application, please answer a few screening questions

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