Am I eligible for a Homeowner’s Exemption in San Francisco?
It depends. The Homeowner’s Exemption in San Francisco is available to San Francisco property owners who occupy the residence as their primary place of residence as of 12:01 am on January 1 each year.
Homeowner Exemptions are also available to the eligible owner of a dwelling subject to supplemental assessments resulting from a change in ownership or completion of new construction on or after January 1. The Homeowner’s Exemption reduces the net taxable value of a property, lowering your property taxes. In California, homeowners may file for a property tax exemption of up to $7,000 of assessed value.
Please contact the Assessor-Recorder’s Office at (415) 554-5596 to apply for or request more information about the Homeowner’s Exemption.