The unremarried spouse will continue to receive this exemption if the applicant is deceased.
In the case of a person permanently confined to a wheelchair claiming this exemption for the first time, an affidavit must be provided showing the facts and certification from a physician describing the circumstance must also be supplied.
A veteran who has been awarded specially adapted housing from the Veteran’s Administration is also eligible for this exemption.
Also, a veteran with a service-connected disability of at least 50% is eligible for an exemption equal to the percentage of the disabled veteran’s disability, applied against the first $120,000 of true and full valuation of fixtures, buildings, and improvements owned and occupied as a homestead.
If you feel you may qualify, or have any questions about this exemption, please call the City Assessor at (701) 845-8123.