Louisiana Homestead Exemption

Homestead Exemption allows up to $7,500 ($75,000 market value) to be exempt from paying parish taxes. This exemption does not apply to municipal (city) taxes.

LA Homestead Exemption Eligibility Requirements

Special Assessment Level (Freeze) Eligibility Requirements

A Special Assessment Level "freezes" your taxable value of your homesteaded property and keeps it from increasing when market values increase. Homestead Exemption signers may qualify for a Special Assessment Level or Freeze if certain criteria and income requirements are met.

  • Homeowners who are 65 years of age or older, or have a permanent full disability.
  • A surviving spouse of a military service member killed or missing in action, or a prisoner of war exceeding 90 days.
  • Veterans who meet income requirements and/or who have a service-connected disability rating of 50% or more.