Eligible Property Owners Can Apply During the Call
August 28, 2014 (Philadelphia) – Councilman Bobby Henon (6th District) is hosting a Homestead Telethon, Tuesday, September 9. The call will detail the Homestead Exemption, a tax relief program from the City of Philadelphia, where eligible property owners can reduce the taxable value of their properties by $30,000, saving money on their tax bills.
Calls will go out to property owners identified by the Office of Property Assessment as eligible for the program. Callers will will be able to apply on the phone by answering a few simple questions.
“Homestead is a simple way for eligible property owners to save money on their property taxes, but many still need to apply,” Henon said. “I want to reach people where they are, and where they would have the information available, to apply before the deadline.”
Homestead Exemption applications must be submitted by September 13th in order to be considered. Applicants will receive notification on their acceptance at a later date.
Constituents may also visit the District Office at 6730 Torresdale Ave. to apply before the deadline on September 13.
Visit www.bobbyhenon.com/homestead for more or to apply online.
WHO: Councilman Bobby Henon and staff
WHAT: Homestead Telethon
WHEN: Tuesday, September 9 6:00 p.m.
WHY: To help qualifying homeowners take advantage of the "Homestead Exemption" the Councilman and his staff will process applications over the phone.