The Longtime Homeowner Grant is designed to assist longtime homeowners that may have experienced an increase in their property taxes due to the City of Durham's revitalization efforts in the Southside, Northeast Central Durham (NECD), and Southwest Central Durham (SWCD) target areas.
TO Be eligible you must:
Own and reside in your home as your primary residence
Have lived in your property since July 1, 2012
Have experienced an increase in property tax obligations beginning in 2016
Own a property located in the Southside, Northeast Central Durham, or Southwest Central Durham target area that is within 500 feet of a City housing investment. (see map below)
The deadline to apply for the 2017 real property tax year has been extended through February 15, 2019. The application may be downloaded here or you may request an application by contacting DCD at 919-560-4570.