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Thursday, February 21, 2019

Causer Hosts Property Tax/Rent Rebate Clinics Feb. 27

HARRISBURG – Area senior citizens in need of assistance with filing for their 2018 property tax or rent rebate are invited to one of three Property Tax/Rent Rebate Clinics to be hosted by Rep. Martin Causer (R-Turtlepoint) on Wednesday, Feb. 27.

The clinics are scheduled as follows:

  • Harrison Valley Community Building, 205 E. Main St., Harrison Valley – 9:30-10:30 a.m.
  • Emporium Senior Center, 213 ½ S. Maple St., Emporium – 9:30-11:30 a.m. (Appointments preferred. Call 814-486-3707.)
  • Port Allegany Senior Center, 216 N. Main St., Port Allegany – 1-2:30 p.m.

There is no cost to participate in the clinics, and no appointment is needed, unless otherwise noted.

The Property Tax/Rent Rebate program benefits eligible Pennsylvanians who are 65 years or older, widows and widowers 50 years or older, and those 18 years or older with disabilities. Eligibility income limits are set at $15,000 for renters and $35,000 for homeowners, excluding 50 percent of Social Security, Supplemental Security Income and Railroad Retirement Tier 1 benefits. Also, applicants with veterans disability benefits and/or pensions do not need to declare that income.

Additional clinics are scheduled as follows. Residents are reminded to bring all necessary income, property tax or rental information required to process claims quickly and accurately.

Tuesday, March 5
  • Bradford Senior Center, 60 Campus Drive, Bradford – 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Wednesday, March 6
  • Oswayo Valley Senior Center, 106 S. Oswayo St., Shinglehouse – 9:30-11 a.m.
  • Coudersport Senior Center, 171 Route 6 West, Coudersport – 1-2:30 p.m.

Assistance with the forms is also available at Causer’s district offices in Bradford (78 Main St., first floor, phone 814-362-4400); Coudersport (107 S. Main St., Room 1, phone 814-274-9769) or Kane (55 Fraley St., phone 814-837-0880). Information is also available at

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