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HCAD 2019 Property Tax Protests

Harris County Appraisal District Property Tax Protest Summary

HCAD Tax protests filed for 2019 Number of Protests
Total Number Property Tax Protests 420,523
Number Single Family Property Tax Protests 295,558
Number Multifamily / Apartment Property Tax Protests 4,516
Number Commercial Property Tax Protests 41,071
Number Business Personal Property Property Tax Protests 10,287
Number Industrial Real Property Property Tax Protests 1,569
Number Industrial Personal Property Property Tax Protests 2,782
Number Utility Property Tax Protests 4,351
Number Oil & Gas Property Tax Protests 201
Number Other Property Tax Protests 60,188
HCAD Appraised Value for property tax protests 2019 Appraised Value
Total $ Value Protested $358,801,431,985
$ Value Single Family (Homes, Condo, Townhome) Protested $105,550,276,253
$ Value Multifamily/Apartment Protested $47,876,954,594
$ Value Commercial Real and Personal Protested $132,774,473,171
$ Value Industrial Real and Personal Protested $54,276,558,711
$ Value Utilities Protested $5,084,086,727
$ Value Oil & Gas Protested $54,558,830
$ Value Other Protested $13,184,523,699
HCAD 2019 Number of Protest Hearings No. of Hearings
Appraisal Review Board Protests Scheduled 266,661
HCAD total number of concerns, inquiries or protests filed in 2019 resolved through informal processes No. Informally Resolved
Informal Property Tax Protest Process 197,842
# of Houses Resolved at Informal Protest 141,772
Informal Property Tax Protest with Reduction 173,934
HCAD Value reduction resolved though informal process in 2019 Value Reduction
$ Value of Houses Resolved at Informal Protest 132,031
$ Value of Other Accounts Resolved at Informal Protest 41,903
HCAD 2019 protests that resulted in an ARB written determination Written Determinations
# of Appraisal Review Board Property Tax ProtestHearings 138,644
# of Property Tax Protest Hearings for Houses (ARB) 97,955
# of Property Tax Protest Hearings for All Other Properties (ARB) 40,689
# Houses with Reduction at ARB Protest Hearing 74,303
HCAD 2019 protests that resulted in an ARB written determination $ Reduction
$ Reduction All Properties at ARB Protest Hearing $14,209,324,325
$ Reduction Houses at ARB Protest Hearing $2,479,290,189
$ Reduction All Other Properties at ARB Protest Hearing $11,730,034,136
# of Binding Arbitration Cases Filed 3046

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