The Town of Brookline offers a residential exemption that is adopted yearly by the Board of Selectmen. It is only granted to one property that serves as a property owner's principal residence of the taxpayer as used for Federal and State income tax reporting.
To be eligible, the owner must occupy the property as their principal residence on January 1 preceding the fiscal year for which they are applying. A fiscal year runs from July 1st to the following June 30th. For more information contact the contact the Assessor's office at 617-730-2060 or visit the Residential Exemptions page.