California's Property Tax Postponement Program

Address

300 Capitol Mall, Suite 1850
Sacramento, CA 95814

(800) 952-5661

www.sco.ca.gov/ardtax_prop_tax_postponement.html

Description:

Allows eligible homeowners to postpone payment of current year property taxes on their primary residence. Provides loans to assist with payment of property taxes on a homeowner's primary residence. A postponement of property taxes is a deferment of current year property taxes that must eventually be repaid. Repayment is secured by a lien against the property.

Handicap Accessible?

No

Is Shelter?

No

Date of Official Change:

October 29, 2020

Geographies Served

  • Serves All Areas

Address Listings

Physical (Primary)

300 Capitol Mall, Suite 1850
Sacramento, CA 95814

Mailing

P.O. Box 942850
Departmental Accounting Office - PTP
Sacramento, CA 94250

Contacts

Betty T. Yee

Primary Contact

California State Controller

postponement@sca.ca.gov

Phone Numbers

Main Number

(800) 952-5661

Legal Status:

State

Accessibility:

Not Applicable

Description

Allows eligible homeowners to postpone payment of current year property taxes on their primary residence. A postponement of property taxes is a deferment of current year property taxes that must eventually be repaid. Repayment is secured by a lien against the property. Provides loans to assist with payment of property taxes on a homeowner's primary residence. Loans issued under this program become due and payable with the homeowner moves or sells property; transfers title; defaults on a senior lien; refinances; dies; or chooses to obtain a reverse mortgage.

Hours

Monday-Friday, 8am - 5pm; Automated Services: 24 hours daily

Required Documents

Check website for details

Eligibility

Be at least 62 years of age, or blind, or disabled; own and occupy the real property as his or her principal place of residence (mobile, manufactured, or modular homes, whether affixed or unaffixed, floating homes, and house boats are not eligible); have a total household income of $35,500 or less; Have at least 40 percent equity in the property; and not have a reverse mortgage on the property.

Fees

Vary depending on loan deferment.

Intake Procedure

Application available online. Complete application and mail with supporting documents. Applications must be submitted between October 1, 2020-February 10, 2021.

Languages

English only

Service Area

California

Geography Served

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Telephone Numbers

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