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Senior Homeowner Grant Program

The City of Dawson provides a grant to home owners who are 60 years of age or over.  To be eligible for the Senior Home Owner Grant the property owner must 
  • be a property owner who on or before July 2nd of the year for which a grant is provided has reached the age of 60 years.
  • be a property owner who owns a single residential dwelling in the City of Dawson and occupies the dwelling as a private residence for a minimum of 270 days of the 365 days immediately preceding the date of issue of a real property tax notice.
Apply for a Senior Home Owner Grant

Application for the Senior Home Owner Grant can be made from the date of issuance of the tax notice up to and including September 15th, provided that payment in full of all real property tax demands for the property to which the grant applies was received by the due date. Application for the grant should be made in person at:
 
City of Dawson Office
1336 Front Street

Dawson City, YT

Grant Amount:

The amount of the Senior Property Tax Homeowner Grant payable to a Property Owner who is a Senior Citizen shall be the lesser of:

  1. $200.00 (Two Hundred Dollars), or 
  2. Current real property taxes minus the minimum tax levied on any real property classified as residential.