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Low Income Housing



2023 Low Income Housing Development Capitalization Rate


Pursuant to Section 11.1825(r) of the Texas Property Tax Code, the Caldwell County Appraisal District hereby gives public notice of the capitalization rate to be used to value low income housing development.


The Texas Property Tax Code requires all property to be appraised at one hundred percent (100%) market value.
According to the Texas Property Tax Code, the Code the Chief Appraiser is required to use the income method to appraise property qualified as low-income housing under Section11.1825.  The appraiser must specifically consider the restrictions on who may rent the property and the amount of rent to be charged.

As of January 31, of each year the district must give public notice of the cap rate to be used on all qualified low-income housing properties.
The 2023 capitalization rate for Caldwell County Appraisal District is between 8.25% and 9.5%.

Important Notice Information and News

2022 Appraisal Notices have been mailed April 29, 2022 for most properties.
Protest Deadline is May 31, 2022.

2021 Tax Rates data sheet has been updated now.

Remember to turn in your Homestead applications.

The 2022 Appraisal Values were certified as of July 18, 2022.

You may apply for the 2023 Tax Year for AG applications.
 Please see new requirements.

Processing of Deeds for Ownership changes are currently as of recorded date OCTOBER 31, 2022.

All property splits & subdivision created after March 22, 2022 will be split for 2023 tax year.
These splits and new accounts will not create a 2022 tax bill.


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  Texas Comptroller website
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  Linebarger Grogan Blair Simpson, LLP Delinquent Tax Attorneys
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  Capitol Appraisal Group LLC - Minerals & Utility Appraisals