Home Owner Grant Information

2021 Due Date:
Friday, July 2nd, 2021 at 4:00 p.m.

Effective 2021, all home owner grant applications are submitted directly to the province. Residents in Quesnel no longer apply through their municipal office.The eligibility criteria for the program remains the same.

Please visit www.gov.bc.ca/homeownergrant or phone the home owner grant office at 1-888-355-2700 for more information.

How to apply:

  • It is quick, easy and secure - claim your grant online - at www.gov.bc.ca/homeownergrant
  • Apply 24/7 using a voice recognition self-serve application toll free at 1 888 355 2700
  • Speak with an agent, call toll-free at 1-888-355-2700, Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, excluding statutory holidays
  • You will need your Social Insurance Number and your tax notice

Claim Your Grant

Penalties

A 10% penalty will be added to 2021 current property taxes outstanding and unclaimed home owners grant after Friday, July 2nd, 2021 at 4:00 p.m.

These penalties are a requirement of the community charter. The City has no authority to waive or modify these penalty amounts. A payment that is one day late is subject to the same penalty as a payment that is 6 months late.

You can reduce your penalties by claiming your home owner grant even if you are not making a payment on your taxes. Unclaimed grants are considered outstanding taxes.

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