Although the City and County of Denver cannot lower the property taxes on your house, there are several programs designed to give you some relief. To find out more about Payments to the Elderly and Disabled program, please click here. Please see below for other assistance program that you may qualify for.
This program is sponsored by the State of Colorado and the City and County of Denver. In Colorado, citizens who are 65 years or older or a person in active military service may defer or postpone the payment of real estate property taxes on their residence, including mobile homes. The value of the deferral and interest must not exceed the market value of the property less the value of any liens.
Denver fully supports and encourages participation by the elderly who are eligible and desire to reduce their current tax burden.
In order to participate in the deferral program, an individual must meet the following requirements:
Please contact – Treasury Division – Special Accounts at (720) 913-9500 for a form which must be completed and returned by April 1 each year.
This program is sponsored by the State of Colorado and allows certain Colorado residents to qualify for a credit or refund of up to 100% of the general property tax paid by them on owner-occupied residences. Please contact the State of Colorado at (303) 238-7378 if you need information about this program.