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HCAD 2018 Property Tax Protests

Harris County Appraisal District Property Tax Protest Summary

HCAD Tax protests filed for 2018 Number of Protests
Total Number Property Tax Protests 371,300
Number Single Family Property Tax Protests 251,748
Number Multifamily / Apartment Property Tax Protests 4,303
Number Commercial Property Tax Protests 39,068
Number Business Personal Property Property Tax Protests 10,896
Number Industrial Real Property Property Tax Protests 1,446
Number Industrial Personal Property Property Tax Protests 2,656
Number Utility Property Tax Protests 1,790
Number Oil & Gas Property Tax Protests 261
Number Other Property Tax Protests 59,132
HCAD Appraised Value for property tax protests 2018 Appraised Value
Total $ Value Protested $315,954,034,528
$ Value Single Family (Homes, Condo, Townhome) Protested $86,808,089,586
$ Value Multifamily/Apartment Protested $40,850,000,245
$ Value Commercial Real and Personal Protested $124,966,076,936
$ Value Industrial Real and Personal Protested $47,576,982,667
$ Value Utilities Protested $3,104,923,925
$ Value Oil & Gas Protested $62,950,080
$ Value Other Protested $12,585,011,089
HCAD 2018 Number of Protest Hearings No. of Hearings
Appraisal Review Board Protests Scheduled 246,596
HCAD total number of concerns, inquiries or protests filed in 2018 resolved through informal processes No. Informally Resolved
Informal Property Tax Protest Process 166,870
# of Houses Resolved at Informal Protest 112,030
Informal Property Tax Protest with Reduction 116,130
HCAD Value reduction resolved though informal process in 2018 Value Reduction
$ Value of Houses Resolved at Informal Protest 76,458
$ Value of Other Accounts Resolved at Informal Protest 39,672
HCAD 2018 protests that resulted in an ARB written determination Written Determinations
# of Appraisal Review Board Property Tax ProtestHearings 129,717
# of Property Tax Protest Hearings for Houses (ARB) 91,252
# of Property Tax Protest Hearings for All Other Properties (ARB) 38,465
# Houses with Reduction at ARB Protest Hearing 37,702
HCAD 2018 protests that resulted in an ARB written determination $ Reduction
$ Reduction All Properties at ARB Protest Hearing $10,841,583,880
$ Reduction Houses at ARB Protest Hearing $1,207,708,259
$ Reduction All Other Properties at ARB Protest Hearing $9,633,875,621
# of Binding Arbitration Cases Filed 2238

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