Applications for the program are available in late July of each year and Town Officials meet with eligible applicants in August.
In order to participate in the property tax assistance program, an applicant shall demonstrate all of the following:
1. The applicant shall be 70 years of age or more at the time of application.
2. The applicant shall have a homestead in the Town of Cumberland at the time of the application and for the entire year prior to the date of application.
3. The applicant has been a resident of the Town of Cumberland for at least 10 years immediately preceding the date of application for participation in the Program.
4. The applicant shall meet the income application and eligibility criteria set forth in Chapter 261: Article 1 §§ 261-4 and 261-5.