The Home Owner Grant is a provincial subsidy program that reduces the amount of property tax you pay for your principal residence. Property owners must meet the eligibility requirements and complete an application form each year.
Do you need help understanding your property tax notice? To determine which grant you may be eligible for view a sample property tax notice with descriptions. PLEASE NOTE: Home Owner Grant applications must be filed annually. Any applications that are incomplete, unclaimed, or late, will result in penalty charges. Grants that are not claimed are considered equivalent to unpaid taxes and subject to penalty charges.
Ways to Apply for Your Home Owner Grant (HOG)
Claim Your Home Owner Grant Online (eHOG). Have your tax notice nearby (for Folio Number and Access Code) before claiming your grant online. For help understanding your property tax statement view our sample tax notice with descriptions.
Other Ways to Apply
Note: Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the City encourages those who can to seek an alternative to applying for the HOG rather than in-person. In-person application will be available; however, hours, availability and location have not yet been determined.
Yes. Property owners must meet the eligibility requirements and complete an application form each year.