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Have you filed for your exemptions?

There are different exemptions that will reduce or defer an increase in the equalized value of your property.
General Homestead Exemption
Senior Homestead Exemption
Low Income Senior Freeze Exemption
Disabled Persons Exemption
Disabled Veterans Exemption

Senior Homestead Exemption (SHE)

This exemption lowers the equalized assessed value of the property by $8,000. This exemption may be claimed in addition to the General Homestead Exemption.

  • Have owned and lived on the property during the tax year as their principal residence.

  • Have reached age 65 during the tax year. (If you turn 65 in a given year, you can apply anytime during the year)

  • Apply for the exemption at the Township Assessor’s Office.

    You will need to bring proof of age (ex. driver's license, state ID) with you when you apply. 
    If property is in a trust, a copy of trust is needed.



     Exemption Amount – a $8,000 reduction in the Equalized Assessed Value of the property
This exemption may be claimed in addition to the General Homestead Exemption.  
There is no annual renewal for this exemption.

Documents required:

-  Current Valid Drivers license. Address must match the property address. 

Trust Agreement (Only needed if property is in a Trust)


If you file yourself online, you will need to upload copies of necessary documents including a copy of your Drivers license. Or you can bring them to our office and we can file for you.

How & Where to File

Call to Schedule Appointment & Visit Us

Antioch Township Assessor's Office  1490 Main St, Antioch IL 60071



Sign up & Submit the Senior Homestead Exemption Form ​Online

Office Hours 

Monday – Friday  8:30AM-4:30PM 

*Hours subject to change due to staffing*

Office Address 

1490 Main Street

Antioch, Illinois 60002

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