Disabled Home Vet Exemption

Under this program, up to $100,000 of the equalized assessed value of a home owned by a qualifying veteran, the veteran's spouse or unmarried surviving spouse is exempt from property taxes.

To qualify for a this exemption, you must:

  • Have served in the Armed Forces of the United States
  • Have a disability of such a nature that the Federal Government has authorized payment for the purchase or construction of housing which has special adaptations to meet the needs of your disability

Apply for this exemption through the Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs. Your Township Assessor is notified automatically once exemption has been approved.

Note: This exemption must be renewed each year.

To obtain the required forms, please contact the Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs.