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.

Bronx

Tuesday, April 21
CANCELLED
Bronx Business Center

Brooklyn

Wednesday, April 1
CANCELLED
CM Alan Maisel Lien Sale Outreach Event
PS 276

Thursday April 2
CANCELLED
CM Yeger and Brooklyn CB12 Lien Sale Outreach Event
Brooklyn CB 12 Office

Tuesday, April 28
CANCELLED
Brooklyn Business Center

Manhattan

Wednesday, April 29
CANCELLED
Manhattan Business Center

Queens

Thursday, April 23
CANCELLED
Queens Business Center

 

Staten Island

Wednesday, April 22
CANCELLED
Staten Island Business Center

The 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

Bronx

No Events Scheduled

Brooklyn

Monday, March 2
6 PM - 8 PM
CB5 District Office
127 Pennsylvania Avenue, 3rd Floor

Thursday, March 5
6 PM - 8 PM
OHEL
1268 East 14 Street, 3rd Floor

Monday, March 9
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Park Slope Armory YMCA
361 15th Street

Tuesday, March 10
10 AM - 12 PM
Flatbush YMCA
1401 Flatbush Avenue

Saturday, March 14
CANCELLED
NHS Housing Resource Fair
Brooklyn College Student Center

Thursday, March 19
1 PM - 3 PM
Brooklyn Central Library
10 Grand Army Plaza

Manhattan

Tuesday, March 10
2:30 PM - 5 PM
431 West 125th Street

Queens

Tuesday, March 3
6 PM – 8 PM
Brooklyn Institute of Vocational Training
110-05 Liberty Avenue

Wednesday, March 4
10 AM - 12 PM
Maspeth SelfHelp
6961 Grand Avenue

Wednesday, March 4
4 PM – 6 PM
Kew Gardens Community Center
8002 Kew Gardens Road Room 202

Friday, March 6
5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Knights of Columbus
333 Beach 90th Street

Tuesday, March 10
6 PM – 8 PM
C. W. Mixon
112 -50 Springfield Boulevard

Wednesday, March 11
6 PM – 8 PM
Howard Beach Library
92-06 156th Avenue

Thursday, March 12
10 AM - 12 PM
Queens Borough Hall
120-55 Queens Boulevard 2nd Floor, Room 2020

Thursday, March 12
CANCELLED
NOPV Event sponsered by AM Daniel Rosenthal
Kew Gardens Hills Library

Friday, March 13
CANCELLED
CM Grodenchik Enrollment Event
SNAP Senior Center

Staten Island

Thursday, March 5
10 AM - 12 PM
CYO Mt. Loretto
6541 Hylan Boulevard

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 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

No Events Scheduled

Brooklyn

Monday, March 2
6 PM - 8 PM
CB5 District Office
127 Pennsylvania Avenue, 3rd Floor

Thursday, March 5
6 PM - 8 PM
OHEL
1268 East 14 Street, 3rd Floor

Monday, March 9
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Park Slope Armory YMCA
361 15th Street

Tuesday, March 10
10 AM - 12 PM
Flatbush YMCA
1401 Flatbush Avenue

Saturday, March 14
CANCELLED
NHS Housing Resource Fair
Brooklyn College Student Center

Thursday, March 19
1 PM - 3 PM
Brooklyn Central Library
10 Grand Army Plaza

Manhattan

Tuesday, March 10
2:30 PM - 5 PM
431 West 125th Street

Queens

Tuesday, March 3
6 PM – 8 PM
Brooklyn Institute of Vocational Training
110-05 Liberty Avenue

Wednesday, March 4
10 AM - 12 PM
Maspeth SelfHelp
6961 Grand Avenue

Wednesday, March 4
4 PM – 6 PM
Kew Gardens Community Center
8002 Kew Gardens Road Room 202

Friday, March 6
5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Knights of Columbus
333 Beach 90th Street

Tuesday, March 10
6 PM – 8 PM
C. W. Mixon
112 -50 Springfield Boulevard

Wednesday, March 11
6 PM – 8 PM
Howard Beach Library
92-06 156th Avenue

Thursday, March 12
10 AM - 12 PM
Queens Borough Hall
120-55 Queens Boulevard 2nd Floor, Room 2020

Thursday, March 12
CANCELLED
NOPV Event sponsered by AM Daniel Rosenthal
Kew Gardens Hills Library

Friday, March 13
CANCELLED
​CM Grodenchik Enrollment Event
SNAP Senior Center

Staten Island

Thursday, March 5
10 AM - 12 PM
CYO Mt. Loretto
6541 Hylan Boulevard

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

No Events Scheduled

Brooklyn

Monday, March 9
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Park Slope Armory YMCA
361 15th Street

Saturday, March 14
CANCELLED
NHS Housing Resource Fair
Brooklyn College Student Center

Thursday, March 19
1 PM - 3 PM
Brooklyn Central Library
10 Grand Army Plaza

Manhattan

Tuesday, March 10
2:30 PM - 5 PM
431 West 125th Street

Queens

Thursday, March 12
10 AM - 12 PM
Queens Borough Hall
120-55 Queens Boulevard 2nd Floor, Room 2020

Friday, March 13
CANCELLED
​CM Grodenchik Enrollment Event
SNAP Senior Center

Staten Island

No Events Scheduled

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

Get the list of upcoming outreach events.