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Posted on: March 9, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Low-Income Senior Homeowner Exemption Now Available


The Marin Wildfire Prevention Authority (MWPA) was created to implement a comprehensive wildfire prevention and emergency preparedness program for Marin County. MWPA is funded by a parcel tax approved by votes in March 2020.

There is a low-income senior parcel tax exemption available to homeowners who meet certain criteria. You must re-apply every year.


To qualify for an exemption from the Measure C – Marin Wildfire Prevention Authority – parcel tax, homeowners must meet the following criteria:

• Owner must be 65 years old, or older, by July 1 of any applicable tax year

• Property must be an owner-occupied, single-family residence (house, condo, townhome)

• An exemption application must be filed annually

• Household income is equal to or lower than theU.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) income limits used to determine eligibility for assisted housing programs; calculated on number of people in household:

1 Person $102,450
2 People  $117,100
3 People $131,750
4 People  $146,350
5 People $158,100

To Apply

To apply for the exemption, complete and return the form below with a copy of proof of age and income per instructions on the form.

Download form: 2022-2023 Low-Income Senior Exemption Form

Prior to mailing, please make a photocopy for your records.

Please mail, fax or email the completed application with attachments to:
Attn: MWPA Parcel Tax Exemption (Measure C)
32605 Temecula Parkway, Suite 100
Temecula, CA 92592

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