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CONSUMER AERT: Homestead Designation and Unclaimed Money Solicitations
Some of you have asked about this after receiving a "Hays Designation Request Form" in the mail from a company called "Homestead Designation Services." They ask for you to complete the form and then submit a $45 fee. We’ve included a picture of the form in this post.
Harris County put out a consumer alert about this. Read more below.
Consumer Alert: Homestead Designation and Unclaimed Money Solicitations
There is no charge for a homeowner to file his or her own homestead exemption application with the appraisal district.
You can go to the Hays Central Appraisal District website for a homestead exemption request form at http://www.hayscad.com/. You can also call them at (512) 268-2522 if you have any questions.
We went ahead and included a link to the form for you below.
The form below has been received by many residents in Hays County. Again, there is no charge for a homeowner to file his or her own homestead exemption application with the appraisal district.