Elderly Commission

Elder Volunteer Property Tax Work-Off Program, Deadline Aug. 1

City of BostonThe City of Boston conducts an Elder Volunteer Property Tax Work-Off Program each tax year. The goal of the program is to match qualifying applicants with suitable volunteer positions within various public departments throughout the City of Boston in order to provide limited tax relief to senior homeowners. You must be age 60 or over by July 1 of the tax year for which you are filing and meet certain other eligibility requirements.

Applicants can earn up to $1,000 per fiscal year off their property tax bill. The Property Tax Work-Off Program is limited to 50 participants per fiscal year. For more If you feel you meet the program requirements, contact the Elderly Commission for an application. Call (617) 635--4366 or visit the Elderly Commission office at Room 271, Boston City Hall. Office hours are weekdays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Application filing deadline: August 1, 2011. View attachment for more information.

Elderly Commission

Mailing Address (if different than physical location): 

Elderly Affairs
1 City Hall Square, Room 271
Boston, MA 02201





Hours of operation (or meeting times & dates): 

Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


The mission of the Commission on Affairs of the Elderly is to enhance the quality of life for Boston's senior citizens through planning, coordinating, and monitoring the delivery of services to the elderly in an efficient and effective manner.

Key Programs Offered: 

Senior Shuttle: 617-635-3000
Nutrition Services
Caregiver Support Services
Boston Seniority: 617-635-2360 (print publication)

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