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City of Charlotte - Aging in Place

Program Qualifications & Considerations

The City of Charlotte has developed the Aging in Place program to support senior homeowners who want to continue to live in their home in spite of incurring substantial tax increases due to property revaluation. Aging in Place offers grants to low-income to moderate-income senior homeowners that allow them to age in place. Homeowners wishing to participate in the program must meet the following qualifications.

  

Program Qualifications

  1. Age 65 or older by the end of the calendar year for which assistance is being requested (2019)
  2. Application must be submitted for primary residence
    1. Only one application will be accepted per residence
  3. Applicant must have participated in Aging In Place in 2019 and/or 2020
    1. Only one application will be accepted per residence
  4. Residence must be located within City of Charlotte limits
  5. Applicant’s name must be on the deed or title to the residence
  6. Applicant must have lived in the home as homeowner for at least 5 years prior to application submission
  7. Documented gross household yearly income more than $31,000 but not to exceed 80% AMI

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80% of Income$46,800$53,450$60,150$66,800$72,150$77,500$82,850$88,200
(from 2020 Charlotte Area Media Family Income AMI Matrix)


Considerations

  1. Homeowners must not presently have any encumbrance attached to, or binding upon their property; including back property taxes, pending legal action, or easement disputes
  2. Homeowner must not presently be participating in any Mecklenburg County Tax Relief Program
  3. Submit an application to the City demonstrating financial need for assistance to stay in their homes due to revaluation
  4. Grant payments will be paid directly to the Mecklenburg County Office of the Tax Collector on behalf of the homeowner

** Aging In Place will be open only to previous applicants; No new Aging In Place Applications will be accepted at this time**


Due to no new county with revaluations, Aging In Place will be open only to participants who received Aging In Place grant funding in 2019 and/or 2021.

  • Phone: You may also call 704-336-3380 to fill out the preapplication form.
  • Mail: For prior year applicants, all requested materials will be mailed to:
    • Attn: Chad Martin, Housing & Neighborhood Services, 600 East Trade Street, Charlotte, NC 28202.

  

A City of Charlotte representative will follow up with you if you qualify.  Have questions about the Aging in Place program? Call (704) 618-4847 or email us at hnsinfo@charlottenc.gov.


To learn how the tax reevaluation may affect your tax bill, please visit the County's Revaluation Webpage.

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