What qualifies me for homestead?

To qualify for homestead, you must:

  • Be an owner of the property
  • Occupy the property as your primary residence
  • Be a Minnesota resident

In order to determine that you meet all of the above criteria, your County Assessor may ask you to verify the address on your Minnesota driver’s license, the address where you are registered to vote, your primary mailing address, or other factual information. 

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1. What is homestead?
2. What is relative homestead?
3. What is a fractional homestead?
4. What qualifies me for homestead?
5. Can I have more than one homestead?
6. Can I get full homestead with a relative as a co-owner?
7. When do I have to apply by?
8. Do I need to do this every year?
9. Where can I find my property ID?
10. Do I need to enter the "R" or hyphens in my property ID?
11. Do I need to include my spouse? Children?
12. Do I need to upload/attach anything to the homestead application?
13. Why won't the application let me move to the next screen?
14. Why am I getting a letter from the Minnesota Department of Revenue?