SANTA ROSA (KCBS) – With the property tax deadline looming, relief is available for homeowners in Northern California whose homes have been destroyed or damaged in the wildfires.READ MORE: Marshawn Lynch Addresses COVID Vaccine Hesitancy In Interview With 'Dr. Faucheezy'
The State Board of Equalization said affected homeowners are eligible for a program that temporarily re-assesses their property to reflect a lower value based on its damaged condition.READ MORE: Fremont Police Release Body Cam Footage In Fatal Shooting Of Suspect On Highway 84
People who live in counties where the governor has declared a state of emergency may also apply for a deferral of their next property tax payment without penalties or interest.MORE NEWS: 'The Sky's The Limit For The U.S. Economy,' Says Economic Analyst
Homeowners can get more information on these programs at the Board of Equalization’s website.