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Claiming your Home Owner Grant online

Claim your electronic home owner grant (eHOG) online. We receive the claim immediately and review it before it is approved or denied.

If your grant claim requires additional documents, you can submit them electronically with your grant application. We accept PDF, JPG, JPEG, and BMP document file formats.

Claim your grant

What information do I need in order to claim my electronic home owner grant?

All you need in order to claim your eHOG is:

  • Your folio number
  • Your access code

You can find these on either your Advance or Main Property Tax notice.

 

Use your folio number and access code to claim online.

Did you know? The Province has reduced the Home Owner Grant threshold for 2014

The 2014 Home Owner Grant threshold has been reduced at a rate of $5.00 for each $1,000 of assessed value over $1,100,000.

As well:

  • The basic grant is eliminated when the assessed value reaches $1,214,000
  • The additional grant is eliminated when the assessed value reaches $1,269,000

If you have concerns about the threshold change, please contact the Province's Home Owner Grant Administration Branch:

If you do not have your access code, you can find it by:

  • Asking us to mail it to you
  • Checking the front of a previous years' property tax notice
  • Visiting City Hall in person. You will need to present identification in order to receive the information. While there, you can apply for your home owner grant

Because of privacy protection laws, we can’t give you your access code over the phone, or by email.

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When to claim your Home Owner Grant

Claim your grant starting in late May when you receive your main property tax bill.

You should claim it before the tax payment deadline on the second business day in July.

Late penalties apply if you claim after the deadline, until to December 31.

Already claimed the grant?

You may still have a remaining property tax balance.

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Tax due dates for 2015

Advance taxes:
Tuesday, February 3

Main taxes:
Friday, July 3

Last modified: Fri, 27 Jun 2014 16:07:34