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Posted on: February 15, 2017

Homestead applications can be filed online

After moving in to your new home, you can apply for homestead online, anytime and anywhere, via the Hennepin County website. If you qualify, you may receive a market value exclusion, which can reduce your property taxes in the following year.

Qualifying for homestead

  • You may qualify for the homestead tax reduction if you own and occupy your home as your primary residence. Some relatives of the owner may qualify if they live in the owner’s house.
  • Applications should be filed when you move into a home you own, or a relative owns, by December 1.
  • The deadline to submit the application is December 15.

Apply online

  • Sign into the Hennepin County online service at, via computer, smart phone, or tablet.
  • Complete the homestead application.
  • You can track the status of your application.
  • To protect private information, this application uses a secure server and applicant registration with email, login and password protection.
  • Information will not be shared with outside parties.
  • Your application will automatically be sent to the appropriate homestead office.

For more information, and to apply visit

For assistance please email or call 612-348-3046.

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