Hardship ("Poverty") Exemptions

Property owners who are in financial distress and are unable to meet the obligation of paying property taxes may apply for relief from those taxes, per state statute MCL 211.77 (u).  Application for this exemption should be made to the Supervisor's office.  Please make an appointment with the Supervisor to begin the application process for this exemption.  Please also note that Applicants must:

  • Complete the Township's Hardship Application form
  • Provide documentation as requested on the form
  • Meet the "asset test" established by the Township Ordinance
  • Submit all paperwork annually by the December deadline


             Contact Information             

jerry@pmtwp.org  ~  231.845.1277
Gerald A. Bleau, Township Supervisor
Pere Marquette Charter Township
1699 S. Pere Marquette Hwy.
Ludington, MI  49431