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Last Updated: 2017-06-20

Tax Credit for Certain Rehabilitated, Replacement or New Structures

Requirements for Exemption

The city of Richmond allows partial tax exemption from real estate taxes for two separate initiatives:

  1. Rehabilitated or Replacement Structures

    A complete description, including the provision for qualifying for this partial tax exemption, is found in Code Section 26-398. These code sections address residential property (1-4 units), multi-family property (5 units or more), commercial and industrial property.

    Ordinance 2014-117-90

    Ordinance 2015-25-50

  2. New Construction within Redevelopment and Conservation Areas and Rehabilitation Districts

    A complete description, including the provision for qualifying for this partial tax exemption is found in Code Section 26-579. This code section addresses new construction designed to assist rehabilitation of pre-defined districts or areas within the city.

    Ordinance 2015-233

The application fees for these programs are as follows.

  • $125.00 for residential properties
  • $250 for all other properties

The fee is non-refundable unless initial application is rejected. The Rehabilitation Application form may be obtained online or in the City Assessor's Office located in Room 802 of City Hall.


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Contact Information:

Assessors' Office
City of Richmond
900 E. Broad St., Room 802
Richmond, VA
23219 USA
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