Housing Exemptions

housing exemptions for homeowners and coop owners in new york

GSBDC counsels and completely packages documents for all exemptions, which allows our community residents to remain in their apartments and homes, and the reduced monthly rent/real property taxes create a surplus for daily living expenses.


Co-op Owners and Homeowners

SCRIE (Senior Citizen Rent Increase Exemption): Freezes the rent for head-of-household seniors 62 and older who live in rent-regulated apartments.
DRIE (Disability Rent Increase Exemption): An exemption against future rent increases for eligible disabled persons living in rent-controlled, rent-stabilized, Mitchell-Lama, and other eligible apartments.
SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program): Provides benefits to low-income individuals and families and provides economic benefits to communities.
HEAP (Home Energy Assistance Program): Helps low-income people pay the cost of heating their homes.

STAR (School Tax Relief Program): Reduces school district property taxes on the primary residences of New York residents.
SCHE (Senior Citizen Homeowners Exemption): A property tax reduction for seniors who own one-, two-, or three-family homes
VPTE (Veterans Exemption): Qualifying veterans and their family members are eligible for property tax breaks in New York City.
DHE (Disabled Homeowners Exemption): A property tax reduction for disabled New Yorkers homeowners who own one-, two-, or three-family homes, coop owners and condominium owners.


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