Owner-Occupancy Credit


Frequently Asked Questions

What is required to be eligible for the owner-occupancy credit?   You must have owned your home as of January 1 in the year you apply and it must be your principle place of residence. A homeowner and spouse may only apply for this reduction on 1 property in Ohio.

Does the reduction apply to more than one parcel?   The owner-occupancy credit applies only to the parcel of land on which your home is located.  If your property is larger than one acre, the reduction applies only to 1 acre of land + the home + any detached garage.

Where do I apply?   You can pick up an application at the county auditor's office or print it online by clicking APPLICATION FOR OWNER-OCCUPANCY CREDIT ON OWNER-OCCUPIED HOME