Charlottesville homeowner assistance program grant filing deadline extended to Sept. 8
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Charlottesville homeowner assistance program grant filing deadline extended to Sept. 8

Crystal Graham
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The deadline for Charlottesville City Council’s homeowner assistance program grant has been extended through Friday, Sept. 8, at 5 p.m.

The program grants are designed to assist qualified low- and moderate-income home owners. The program is intended to assist qualified applicants with the costs of home ownership.

Charlottesville residents may qualify for a grant of $1,000, $1,500, $2,000, or $2,500, depending on the applicant’s IRS adjusted gross income for 2022.

Homeowner assistance program grant eligibility

  • Applicant must be a legal owner and reside in the residential property as of January 1 of the current year;
  • Applicant, applicant’s spouse, any co-owner residing in the home cannot own any other real estate;
  • The current year’s assessed value on applicant’s home must be $460,000 or less;
  • Applicant’s household income using IRS Form 1040 Adjusted Gross Income for the Tax Year 2022 cannot be greater than $60,000;
  • Applicant, spouse, any co-owners, or adult relatives residing in the home, must provide a copy of IRS Form 1040, or must provide income statements if they have not yet filed or are not required to file IRS Form 1040.

For more information, visit charlottesville.gov/1513/Real-Estate-Tax-Relief or call (434) 970-3160.

Crystal Graham

Crystal Graham

Crystal Abbe Graham is the regional editor of Augusta Free Press. A 1999 graduate of Virginia Tech, she has worked for nearly 25 years as a reporter and editor for several Virginia publications, written a book, and garnered more than a dozen Virginia Press Association awards for writing and graphic design. She was the co-host of "Viewpoints," a weekly TV news show, and co-host of Virginia Tonight, a nightly TV news show. Her work on "Virginia Tonight" earned her a national Telly award for excellence in television.