Assessment Office:
Senior Homestead Exemption

Chief County Assessment Office
Property Tax Relief

Senior Homestead Exemption


This exemption lowers the equalized assessed value of your property by $5,000 and may be claimed in addition to the Owner Occupied Exemption.To receive this exemption, you must:

  • Have lived on the property on or before January 1st of the assessment year.
  • Have reached age 65 during the assessment year.
  • Apply for the exemption at the Chief County Assessors Office or with your Township Assessor. Bring identification, with your birth date listed.

If you should have any questions, you may call or write the Chief County Assessors Office or contact your Township Assessor.

Larry A. Wilson - Chief County Assessor
Rock Island County Office Building (map ExternalLink.gif)
Second Floor - 1504 Third Avenue, Rock Island IL, 61201-8624

Phone: (309) 558-3660     Fax: (309) 558-3658   Email: [email protected]
Hours: 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM - Monday thru Friday