Homestead & Over 65 Tax Exemption

Harris County Appraisal District
You can apply for a homestead exemption with the Harris County Appraisal District (713-224-1919, ext. 2390), to protect your primary residence from seizure in some legal proceedings and to reduce your taxable value by 20%.

City of El Lago
The City of El Lago also grants over age 65 homeowners a $10,000 reduction on their assessed property values for taxing purposes. Reduction may be available for disabled veterans as well.

Galveston County Central Appraisal District
The school district in the Galveston County Central Appraisal District (281-474-4489) grants homestead exemptions and other reductions of property taxes if over 65. Contact each taxing entity for more details. For information regarding your school taxes, call 281-338-5830.