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HCAD 2017 Property Tax Protests

Harris County Appraisal District Property Tax Protest Summary

HCAD Tax protests filed for 2017 Number of Protests
Total Number Property Tax Protests 388,762
Number Single Family Property Tax Protests 269,967
Number Multifamily / Apartment Property Tax Protests 4,301
Number Commercial Property Tax Protests 38,145
Number Business Personal Property Property Tax Protests 11,785
Number Industrial Real Property Property Tax Protests 1,435
Number Industrial Personal Property Property Tax Protests 2,844
Number Utility Property Tax Protests 4,261
Number Oil & Gas Property Tax Protests 287
Number Other Property Tax Protests 55,737
HCAD Appraised Value for property tax protests 2017 Appraised Value
Total $ Value Protested $313,010,343,772
$ Value Single Family (Homes, Condo, Townhome) Protested $92,486,081,470
$ Value Multifamily/Apartment Protested $38,228,769,532
$ Value Commercial Real and Personal Protested $121,250,847,025
$ Value Industrial Real and Personal Protested $43,712,285,787
$ Value Utilities Protested $5,302,920,020
$ Value Oil & Gas Protested $71,563,893
$ Value Other Protested $11,957,876,045
HCAD 2017 Number of Protest Hearings No. of Hearings
Appraisal Review Board Protests Scheduled 219,741
HCAD total number of concerns, inquiries or protests filed in 2017 resolved through informal processes No. Informally Resolved
Informal Property Tax Protest Process 200,982
# of Houses Resolved at Informal Protest 143,794
Informal Property Tax Protest with Reduction 165,931
HCAD Value reduction resolved though informal process in 2017 Value Reduction
$ Value of Houses Resolved at Informal Protest 2,625,144,164
$ Value of Other Accounts Resolved at Informal Protest $7,235,938,693
HCAD 2017 protests that resulted in an ARB written determination Written Determinations
# of Appraisal Review Board Property Tax ProtestHearings 117,542
# of Property Tax Protest Hearings for Houses (ARB) 80,651
# of Property Tax Protest Hearings for All Other Properties (ARB) 36,891
# Houses with Reduction at ARB Protest Hearing 73,446
HCAD 2017 protests that resulted in an ARB written determination $ Reduction
$ Reduction All Properties at ARB Protest Hearing $10,959,452,337
$ Reduction Houses at ARB Protest Hearing $1,569,613,708
$ Reduction All Other Properties at ARB Protest Hearing $9,389,838,629
# of Binding Arbitration Cases Filed 7,307

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