Property Taxes IconProperty Tax Exemptions

  • The property tax exemptions listed below provide eligible taxpayers with a variety of property tax savings. Click on the desired links to learn more about the individual programs.



  • Charitable Nonprofit Housing Exemption

    The Charitable Nonprofit Housing Property Exemption, Public Act 612 of 2006, MCL 211.7kk, as amended, was created to exempt certain residential property owned by a charitable nonprofit housing organization from property taxes for a maximum period of five years if the property is intended for ultimate occupancy by low-income persons as a principal residence.

  • Commercial Facilities Exemption

    A tax incentive for the redevelopment of commercial property located within an established Commercial Redevelopment District for commercial business enterprise purposes.

  • Commercial Rehabilitation Act

    A property tax exemption for the rehabilitation of commercial property for use as a commercial business or multi-family residential facility.

  • Disabled Veterans Exemption

    A property tax exemption for real property owned and used as a homestead by a disabled veteran or the disabled veteran’s un-remarried, surviving spouse.

  • Industrial Facilities Exemption

    A property tax exemption to manufacturers for renovation and expansion of aging facilities, building of new facilities, and establishment of high tech facilities.

  • Poverty Exemption

    An exemption for the principal residence of persons who, in the judgment of the local unit of government, by reason of poverty, are unable to contribute to the public charges.

  • Renaissance Zones The Renaissance Zone Act, P.A. 376 of 1996, allows for the creation of Renaissance Zones in qualified local governmental units.
  • Tool and Die Recovery Zones The Michigan Strategic Fund Board designates Tool and Die Renaissance Recovery Zones pursuant to MCL 125.2688d.