Home Owner Grants

The Provincial Home Owner Grant (HOG) program helps reduce the amount of residential property taxes British Columbians pay. The grant is available each year to Canadian citizens or permanent residents who live in British Columbia. You must apply for the grant every year if you are eligible.  There are three different types of Home Owner Grants; Regular, Seniors and Persons with disabilities.  See below for eligibility information for any one of these grants.

Claim your 2019 Home Owner Grant Online

Once the Property Tax Rate has been set by council, usually in the second week of May, you will be able to click the link below and claim your 2019 Home Owner Grant online.

Claim your Home Owner Grant online by clicking this link:

2019 Home Owner Grant  

You will need your folio number and access code in order to proceed.  These can be found on your property tax notice as shown below:

                   Tax Notice 2019

If you have forgotten to claim your 2018 Home Owner Grant you have until December 31st, 2019 to claim it retroactively.  Please see below under Retroactive Home Owner Grant for the form and more information.

Types of Home Owner Grants and Eligibility

Qualifications and Requirements

Basic Home Owner Grant
Seniors Home Owner Grant
Additional Home Owners Grant
Retroactive Home Owner Grant
Spouse or relative of deceased owner
Home Owner Grant Thresholds
Supplement For Veterans Under 65
Veterans and the Home Owner Grant

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Last updated: May 31, 2019

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