BISMARCK — Tax Commissioner Ryan Rauschenberger reminded North Dakota residents that they may qualify for property tax relief, even if they rent their primary residence.

Qualifying individuals may be eligible for a partial refund of their rent.

Residents may qualify for a refund of up to $400 under the renter’s refund program. Money paid for lot rent by mobile home owners may also qualify for the renter’s refund.

This program is a part of the Homestead Tax Credit program and eligibility requirements are as follows:

  • 65 years of age or older or permanently and totally disabled.
  • Income is less than $42,000 per year.
  • 20% of annual rent exceeds 4% of net income.
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Residents may apply once per year for this program.

Residents may find an application and instructions on the Office of State Tax Commissioner’s website: www.nd.gov/tax/renter. For more information, call 701-328-3127 or 877-328-7088 (Option 6).