Real Estate Tax Relief

The City of Hampton offers three programs for tax relief:
  1. Tax Relief for Elderly & Disabled

    This program is administered by the Commissioner of the Revenue with minimum qualifications list that is a requirement to meet before you apply.

  2. Tax Exemption - Disabled Veteran/Surviving Spouse

    On April 6, 2011, legislation was approved by the Virginia General Assembly exempting certain disabled Veterans and their surviving spouses from local real estate taxes on their principal place of residency which they own and occupy. In accordance with state law, the level of exemption for which one may be eligible is determined by legal ownership of the property.

  3. Tax Exemption - Surviving Spouse of Member KIA

    On March 23, 2015, legislation was approved by the Virginia General Assembly providing for an exemption of real estate taxes for the surviving spouse of a member of the United States Armed Forces who was killed in action as determined by the United States Department of Defense. The legislation for the tax exemption became effective July 1, 2015 for surviving spouses of service members killed in action that have not remarried and own a single family residence which they occupy as their principal place of residence.