Residential Real Estate Tax Relief Program

The City Council of the City of Williamsburg adopted a Residential  Real Estate Tax Relief Program to assist households economically disadvantaged due to COVID-19. The Human Services Department is administrating the Residential Real Estate Tax Relief Program to assist homeowners.

If you answer yes to all the following questions, you may be eligible for assistance:

  • Is your primary residence in the City of Williamsburg and you pay real estate taxes?
  • Was your income at or below 80% median income in 2020?
  • Did you experience a loss of income of 10% or more due to COVID-19 pandemic?
  • Do you have verification of your income loss and the COVID-19 impact?

Download and complete the application here: Residential Real Estate Tax Relief Program Application

Please drop off or mail your completed application to Williamsburg Human Services 401 Lafayette Street Williamsburg, Virginia 23185. Along with the application, please provide copies of supporting documents including copies of your 2019 and 2020 tax returns, verification of ownership of property, and documentation of the COVID-19 related loss.

If you know someone who needs assistance completing the application, please call our office at 757-220-6161.

If you believe you qualify for the Small Business Real Estate Tax Relief Program, eligibility requirements and the application can be found on the Yes Williamsburg website.