Ouray County Response Fund

Property Tax Exemption for Senior Citizens and Veterans with a Disability Senior Citizens in Colorado Property Tax Exemption

The senior property tax exemption is available to senior citizens and the surviving spouses of senior citizens. The state reimburses the local governments for the loss in revenue. When the State of Colorado’s budget allows, 50 percent of the first $200,000 of the actual value of the qualified applicant’s primary residence is exempted.

Applications for the property tax exemption must be mailed or delivered to your county assessor’s office. Applications should not be returned to the Division of Property Taxation. Applications sent to the incorrect address or agency may delay or cause problems with processing your application.

Property Tax Exemption for Senior Citizens and Veterans with a Disability

Ouray County Response Fund (OCRF)
In order to be eligible for consideration, applicants must have lived in Ouray County for at least one year; demonstrate that they have exhausted all other resources, and show that they can maintain financial stability outside this non-recurring and unexpected crisis to remain living and working in Ouray County, and have not received a OCRF grant within the past 90 (ninety) days.

To be eligible for property tax assistance, applicants must have owned the subject residence as their primary residence for at least one year and not received an OCRF grant for property tax assistance within the past 12 (twelve) months.

For a complete review of the Qualification Criteria, please review the information below, download an application, and use the form to submit your completed application and supporting documents. Once received, your application will be reviewed and we will contact you within 3 business days. Thank you!

    Please Review the Qualification Criteria

    Download an Application

    Please download an application by clicking on one of the links below. Once you download it on your computer you will need to open it in Adobe Reader (To get the free desktop app please click HERE. For the free mobile app please click HERE).

    Please fill out the application on your computer, and save the file with your name and the date you submit it included in the file name. Upload it to us in the Upload Documents section below. Click on Choose File, and select the file you created on your computer using the Adobe Reader application.

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