VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) – City officials announced Wednesday that the deadline to apply for the COVID-19 Real Estate and Personal Property Tax Relief Program in Virginia Beach has been extended.
The Department of Human Services will continue accepting applications through Nov. 30. A check for the eligible relief amount will be mailed to approved applicants.
“We have received a steady stream of applications for this program since it began in July, and we will continue offering it to help those who have been financially impacted by the pandemic in our community,” said Deidria Bolden, deputy director of social services.
The city council established the program with the goal to provide direct assistance to households where an occupant has been financially impacted through loss of employment, reduction in work hours, or has been furloughed as a result of COVID-19.
A maximum relief of $500 for residential real estate taxes and