City offers relief in paying real estate tax bills

Was your latest real estate tax bill more than you anticipated? Philadelphia homeowners can receive up to $500 to help with increasing real estate tax bills through the City of Philadelphia Real Estate Tax Credit Program.

Who should apply?

Homeowners within the City of Philadelphia who have experienced an increase in their real estate tax bill.

What are the eligibility requirements?

  • Live within the City of Philadelphia;
  • Be the legal owner of the property;
  • Property tax bill has increased by 50% or more between the 2022 and 2023 tax assessments; and
  • Household income must be at or below 80% Area Median Income (AMI).

The selection process will consist of an initial screening of applications based on eligibility, followed by a random selection of eligible applicants through a lottery system.

See detailed eligibility requirements and apply by January 31, 2024.

If you have any questions, please email or call (855) 334-9513.