You (or your spouse/civil union partner) were:
- 65 or older on December 31, 2019; or
- Actually receiving federal Social Security disability benefit payments (not benefit payments received on behalf of someone else) on or before December 31, 2019.
You lived in New Jersey continuously since December 31, 2009, or earlier, as either a homeowner or a renter.
Homeowners. You owned and lived in your home since December 31, 2016, or earlier (and you still owned and lived in that home on December 31, 2020).
Mobile Home Owners. You leased a site in a mobile home park where you placed a manufactured or mobile home that you owned since December 31, 2016, or earlier (and still lived in that home/leased the site on December 31, 2020).
If you moved from one New Jersey property to another and received a reimbursement for your previous residence for the last full year you lived there, you may qualify for an exception to re-applying to the Senior Freeze Program. Visit Requirements for Resuming Eligibility for more information.
PROPERTY TAXES/SITE FEES
Homeowners. The 2019 property taxes due on your home must have been paid by June 1, 2020, and the 2020 property taxes must be paid by June 1, 2021.
Mobile Home Owners. Your site fees must have been paid by December 31 of each year respectively.
Your total annual income (combined if you were married or in a civil union and lived in the same home) was:
2019 – $91,505 or less; and
2020 – $92,969 or less