The Department of Finance (DOF) holds public events to help renters and property owners with benefit programs and property taxes.

You can attend events to:

  • Learn about programs to help you save money
  • Apply for or renew benefits
  • Understand how the City assesses and values property and determines property taxes
  • Speak one-on-one with DOF staff to resolve issues

The Departments of Finance (DOF), Environmental Protection (DEP), and Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) hold Lien Sale Outreach Sessions to provide owners with one-on-one assistance with their lien sale questions and issues.

A full list of upcoming outreach events is available on DOF's website.

Get the list of upcoming outreach events.

You can learn about the Annual Notice of Property Value (NOPV) and how the City assesses and values your property at a public event.

At NOPV events, you can:

  • Speak one-on-one with someone from the Department of Finance and the NYC Tax Commission
  • Ask questions about your property’s market value and assessed value
  • Learn how to dispute your property’s assessed value
  • Learn how to get your property description changed
  • Learn about exemptions and how to apply for them

Visit DOF's website for an updated list of ongoing NOPV events.

Get the list of upcoming outreach events.

You can apply for or renew a property tax exemption at a public outreach event.

Department of Finance (DOF) staff will work with you one-on-one to help you complete an application.

To apply for or renew a property tax exemption, all owners must be present to sign the application.

Please bring:

  • Government-issued photo ID
  • 2017 or 2018 income documents for all owners. For example:
    • Tax returns
    • SSA
    • SSDI
    • Pension
    • Annuity
  • DD214 or honorable discharge papers (for veterans)
  • Trust or life estate documents (if applicable)
  • Death certificate for any deceased owners (if applicable)
  • Pre-filled application you received in the mail, (if applicable)
  • Any related letters or notices you received from DOF

If you are applying for or renewing a SCHE or DHE exemption, you can also get one-on-one assistance at a SCHE and DHE Assistance Center. For locations, go to the Property Tax Exemption Assistance page.

Bronx

Wednesday, August 14
2 PM - 4 PM
NYS Senator Alessandra Biaggi Enrollment Event
Morris Park Library 
985 Morris Park Avenue

Wednesday, August 21
10 AM - 1 PM
Bronx Borough President Enrollment Event
Bronx Borough President's Office
851 Grand Concourse, Room 915

Friday, August 23
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Bronx DOF Business Center Outreach Exemption Day
Bronx Business Center
3030 Third Avenue, 2nd Floor

Friday, September 20
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Bronx DOF Business Center Outreach Exemption Day
Bronx Business Center
3030 Third Avenue, 2nd Floor

Friday, October 18
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Bronx DOF Business Center Outreach Exemption Day
Bronx Business Center
3030 Third Avenue, 2nd Floor

Wednesday, October 23
10 AM - 1 PM
Bronx Borough President Enrollment Event
Bronx Borough President's Office
851 Grand Concourse, Room 915

Friday, November 15
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Bronx DOF Business Center Outreach Exemption Day
Bronx Business Center
3030 Third Avenue, 2nd Floor

Friday, December 13
​9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Bronx DOF Business Center Outreach Exemption Day
Bronx Business Center
3030 Third Avenue, 2nd Floor

Brooklyn

Thursday, August 15
1 PM - 3 PM
Senator Parker and Brooklyn Central Library Enrollment Event 
10 Grand Army Plaza

Tuesday, August 20
6 PM - 7:30 PM
HPD and DOF Enrollment Event
Restoration Plaza 
1368 Fulton Street

Friday, August 30
9 AM - 4:30 PM
Brooklyn DOF Business Center Outreach Exemption Day
210 Joralemon Street, 1st Floor

Thursday, September 19
1 PM - 3 PM
Senator Parker and Brooklyn Central Library Enrollment Event 
10 Grand Army Plaza

Friday, September 27
9 AM - 4:30 PM
Brooklyn Business Center Outreach Exemption Day
210 Joralemon Street, 1st Floor

Thursday, October 17
1 PM - 3 PM
Senator Parker and Brooklyn Central Library Enrollment Event 
10 Grand Army Plaza

Friday, October 25
9 AM - 4:30 PM
Brooklyn Business Center Outreach Exemption Day
210 Joralemon Street, 1st Floor

Thursday, November 14
1 PM - 3 PM
Senator Parker and Brooklyn Central Library Enrollment Event 
10 Grand Army Plaza

Thursday, December 19
1 PM - 3 PM
Senator Parker and Brooklyn Central Library Enrollment Event 
10 Grand Army Plaza

Manhattan

  • No events are scheduled at this time.

Queens

Thursday, August 22
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Council Member Donovan Richards CD31 Enrollment Event
Church of God Christian Academy 
1332 Central Avenue (Far Rockaway)

Thursday, August 29
9 AM - 4:30 PM
Queens DOF Business Center Outreach Exemption Day
144-06 94th Avenue (Jamaica)

Friday, September 6
9 AM - 4:30 PM
Queens DOF Business Center Outreach Exemption Day
144-06 94th Avenue (Jamaica)

Friday, October 4
9 AM - 4:30 PM
Queens DOF Business Center Outreach Exemption Day
144-06 94th Avenue (Jamaica)

Friday, November 1
9 AM - 4:30 PM
Queens DOF Business Center Outreach Exemption Day
144-06 94th Avenue (Jamaica)

Friday, November 22
9 AM - 4:30 PM
Queens DOF Business Center Outreach Exemption Day
144-06 94th Avenue (Jamaica)

Friday, December 6
9 AM - 4:30 PM
Queens DOF Business Center Outreach Exemption Day
144-06 94th Avenue (Jamaica)

Staten Island

  • No events are scheduled at this time.

The full list of upcoming outreach events is available on DOF's website.

Get the list of upcoming outreach events.

You can apply for or renew the Senior Citizen Rent Increase Exemption (SCRIE) or Disability Rent Increase Exemption (DRIE) at a public outreach event.

Department of Finance (DOF) staff will work with you one-on-one to help you complete an initial or renewal application. No appointment is necessary.

Please bring:

  • Government-issued photo ID
  • 2018 income documents for all household members. If documents for 2018 are not available, you may use 2017 documents. Examples of income documents include:
    • Tax returns
    • SSA
    • SSDI
    • Pension
    • Annuity
  • Proof of rent for your apartment type (for example, rent stabilized, rent controlled, and Mitchell Lama)
  • Copies of your two most recent leases
  • A Social Security disability award letter or VA disability or compensation notice of award letter (if applicable)
  • Pre-filled application you received in the mail (if applicable)
  • Any related letters or notices you received from DOF

You can also get one-on-one assistance at a SCRIE and DRIE Walk-In Center. For locations, visit the Rent Freeze Program Assistance page.

Bronx

Wednesday, August 14
2 PM - 4 PM
NYS Senator Alessandra Biaggi Enrollment Event
Morris Park Library 
985 Morris Park Avenue

Wednesday, August 21
10 AM - 1 PM
Bronx Borough President Enrollment Event
Bronx Borough President's Office
851 Grand Concourse, Room 915

Friday, August 23
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Bronx DOF Business Center Outreach Exemption Day
Bronx Business Center
3030 Third Avenue, 2nd Floor

Friday, September 20
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Bronx DOF Business Center Outreach Exemption Day
Bronx Business Center
3030 Third Avenue, 2nd Floor

Friday, October 18
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Bronx DOF Business Center Outreach Exemption Day
Bronx Business Center
3030 Third Avenue, 2nd Floor

Wednesday, October 23
10 AM - 1 PM
Bronx Borough President Enrollment Event
Bronx Borough President's Office
851 Grand Concourse, Room 915

Friday, November 15
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Bronx DOF Business Center Outreach Exemption Day
Bronx Business Center
3030 Third Avenue, 2nd Floor

Friday, December 13
​9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Bronx DOF Business Center Outreach Exemption Day
Bronx Business Center
3030 Third Avenue, 2nd Floor

Brooklyn

Thursday, August 15
1 PM - 3 PM
Senator Parker and Brooklyn Central Library Enrollment Event 
10 Grand Army Plaza

Tuesday, August 20
6 PM - 7:30 PM
HPD and DOF Enrollment Event
Restoration Plaza 
1368 Fulton Street

Friday, August 30
9 AM - 4:30 PM
Brooklyn DOF Business Center Outreach Exemption Day
210 Joralemon Street, 1st Floor

Thursday, September 19
1 PM - 3 PM
Senator Parker and Brooklyn Central Library Enrollment Event 
10 Grand Army Plaza

Friday, September 27
9 AM - 4:30 PM
Brooklyn Business Center Outreach Exemption Day
210 Joralemon Street, 1st Floor

Thursday, October 17
1 PM - 3 PM
Senator Parker and Brooklyn Central Library Enrollment Event 
10 Grand Army Plaza

Friday, October 25
9 AM - 4:30 PM
Brooklyn Business Center Outreach Exemption Day
210 Joralemon Street, 1st Floor

Thursday, November 14
1 PM - 3 PM
Senator Parker and Brooklyn Central Library Enrollment Event 
10 Grand Army Plaza

Thursday, December 19
1 PM - 3 PM
Senator Parker and Brooklyn Central Library Enrollment Event 
10 Grand Army Plaza

Manhattan

  • No events are scheduled at this time.

Queens

Thursday, August 22
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Council Member Donovan Richards CD31 Enrollment Event
Church of God Christian Academy 
1332 Central Avenue (Far Rockaway)

Thursday, August 29
9 AM - 4:30 PM
Queens DOF Business Center Outreach Exemption Day
144-06 94th Avenue (Jamaica)

Friday, September 6
9 AM - 4:30 PM
Queens DOF Business Center Outreach Exemption Day
144-06 94th Avenue (Jamaica)

Friday, October 4
9 AM - 4:30 PM
Queens DOF Business Center Outreach Exemption Day
144-06 94th Avenue (Jamaica)

Friday, November 1
9 AM - 4:30 PM
Queens DOF Business Center Outreach Exemption Day
144-06 94th Avenue (Jamaica)

Friday, November 22
9 AM - 4:30 PM
Queens DOF Business Center Outreach Exemption Day
144-06 94th Avenue (Jamaica)

Friday, December 6
9 AM - 4:30 PM
Queens DOF Business Center Outreach Exemption Day
144-06 94th Avenue (Jamaica)

Staten Island

  • No events are scheduled at this time.

The full list of upcoming outreach events is available on DOF's website.

Get the list of upcoming outreach events.