Senior Freeze / ANCHOR Programs

 Please be advised that the blue 2021 PTR-1 books are now available at River Vale Town Hall. They may be taken from the front vestibule 24 hours a day, or you can take one from the tax office during business hours of 9:00 am  - 4:30 pm.

The deadline to file the application is October 31, 2022.

Here is a printable document of the eligibility requirements.

If you have any questions about the Senior Freeze programs or ANCHOR Programs, please call:

Senior Freeze: 
• To ask questions or to order an application: 1-800-882-6597
• To check the status of a filed application: 1-800-882-6597
• To listen to information: 1-800-323-4400
• In-person assistance at Taxation Regional Information Centers. For faster service, we strongly recommend making an appointment:
For details and to check eligibility online


2019 ANCHOR (Affordable New Jersey Communities for Homeowners & Renters) Program - This replaced the NJ Homestead Benefit program in Sept. 2022.