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

Tuesday, February 4
10 AM - 12 PM
Bronx Borough Hall
851 Grand Concourse - Rotunda

Tuesday, February 25
5 PM - 7 PM
Bronx Borough Hall
851 Grand Concourse - Rotunda

Brooklyn

Thursday, January 16
1 PM - 3 PM
Brooklyn Central Library Enrollment Event 
10 Grand Army Plaza

Wednesday, January 22
Council Memeber Brannan Enrollment Event
St Anselms Church
365 83rd Street

Thursday, January 23
10 AM - 12 PM
Council Member Deutsch Enrollment Event
Trump Village
2942 West 5th Street - Rec Room

Tuesday, February 12
10 AM - 12 PM
Brooklyn Borough Hall
209 Joralemon Street - Community Room

Monday, February 24
5 PM - 7 PM
Brooklyn Borough Hall
209 Joralemon Street - Community Room

Manhattan

Tuesday, January 14
2 PM - 5 PM
Manhattan Borough President Enrollment Event 
Uptown District Office
431 West 125th Street

Thursday, January 16
2 PM - 5 PM
Co-Op Village NORC Enrollment Event
465 Grand Street, 4th Fl

Wednesday, January 22
12 PM - 2 PM
NYC Council Speaker Enrollment Event
Visions - 135 West 23rd Street

Wednesday, February 5
10 AM - 12 PM
David N. Dinkins Manhattan Municipal Building
1 Centre Street, North Mezzanine

Thursday, February 13
5 PM - 7 PM
David N. Dinkins Manhattan Municipal Building
1 Centre Street, North Mezzanine

Queens

Tuesday, January 21
6 PM - 8 PM
Senator Sanders Jr Enrollment Event
Birch Early Childhood Center Inc
145-02 Farmers Boulevard (Jamaica)

Friday, January 24
2 PM - 5 PM
Assembly Member Rozic Enrollment Event
District Office
159-16 Union Turnpike (Flushing)

Tuesday, February 11
10 AM - 12 PM
Queens Borough Hall
120-55 Queens Boulevard - Atrium/Rotunda

Thursday, February 27
5 PM - 7 PM
Queens Borough Hall
120-55 Queens Boulevard - Atrium/Rotunda

Staten Island

Thursday, February 6
10 AM - 12 PM
Staten Island Borough Hall
10 Richmond Terrace - Room 125

Wednesday, February 26
5 PM - 7 PM
Staten Island Borough Hall
10 Richmond Terrace - Room 125

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

Tuesday, February 4
10 AM - 12 PM
Bronx Borough Hall
851 Grand Concourse - Rotunda

Tuesday, February 25
5 PM - 7 PM
Bronx Borough Hall
851 Grand Concourse - Rotunda

Brooklyn

Thursday, January 16
1 PM - 3 PM
Brooklyn Central Library Enrollment Event 
10 Grand Army Plaza

Wednesday, January 22
Council Memeber Brannan Enrollment Event
St Anselms Church
365 83rd Street

Thursday, January 23
10 AM - 12 PM
Council Member Deutsch Enrollment Event
Trump Village
2942 West 5th Street - Rec Room

Tuesday, February 12
10 AM - 12 PM
Brooklyn Borough Hall
209 Joralemon Street - Community Room

Monday, February 24
5 PM - 7 PM
Brooklyn Borough Hall
209 Joralemon Street - Community Room

Manhattan

Tuesday, January 14
2 PM - 5 PM
Manhattan Borough President Enrollment Event 
Uptown District Office
431 West 125th Street

Thursday, January 16
2 PM - 5 PM
Co-Op Village NORC Enrollment Event
465 Grand Street, 4th Fl

Wednesday, January 22
12 PM - 2 PM
NYC Council Speaker Enrollment Event
Visions - 135 West 23rd Street

Wednesday, February 5
10 AM - 12 PM
David N. Dinkins Manhattan Municipal Building
1 Centre Street, North Mezzanine

Thursday, February 13
5 PM - 7 PM
David N. Dinkins Manhattan Municipal Building
1 Centre Street, North Mezzanine

Queens

Tuesday, January 21
6 PM - 8 PM
Senator Sanders Jr Enrollment Event
Birch Early Childhood Center Inc
145-02 Farmers Boulevard (Jamaica)

Friday, January 24
2 PM - 5 PM
Assembly Member Rozic Enrollment Event
District Office
159-16 Union Turnpike (Flushing)

Tuesday, February 11
10 AM - 12 PM
Queens Borough Hall
120-55 Queens Boulevard - Atrium/Rotunda

Thursday, February 27
5 PM - 7 PM
Queens Borough Hall
120-55 Queens Boulevard - Atrium/Rotunda

Staten Island

Thursday, February 6
10 AM - 12 PM
Staten Island Borough Hall
10 Richmond Terrace - Room 125

Wednesday, February 26
5 PM - 7 PM
Staten Island Borough Hall
10 Richmond Terrace - Room 125

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

Get the list of upcoming outreach events.