4. How and when must property owners apply?

The school district is required to send all potentially eligible district residents an application along with instructions and a notice of the submission deadline.  Open enrollment for Homestead/Farmstead will occur every December 15 through March 1 of the following year. 

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1. 1. Who can apply for property tax relief?
2. 2. How does property tax relief work for "mixed use" Properties?
3. 3. Why is it necessary to apply?
4. 4. How and when must property owners apply?
5. 5. How will property owners know when applications are approved?
6. 6. Is there a fee to apply?
7. 7. If an application is denied, is it possible to appeal?
8. 8. How exactly will the reductions work on tax statements?
9. 9. Will it be necessary to re-apply for a homestead/farmstead every year?
10. 10. What is the contact information for the Luzerne County Homestead Office?
11. 11. What is Farmstead?