Property taxes may be adjusted for property that is destroyed or damaged by fire or an Act of God, or for demolished or removed buildings.

Additionally, if the event occurred between January 1 and July 1 of the assessment year, you may benefit by applying for reassessment as of July 1.

Use the following links to get additional information and the forms to apply (separate forms are used for each type of event).

Fire or Act of God

Information: Fire or Act of God - Tax Proration Explained

Application:You can submit your application along with the required documentation to:

Or mail to:
Multnomah County Assessment, Recording & Taxation
PO Box 2716
Portland, OR 97208-2716

Proration of Property Taxes Due to Damage by Fire or Act of God

Statute: ORS 308.425

Demolished or Removed Building

Application: Reduction of Maximum Assessed Value of Demolished or Removed Buildings

Statute: ORS 308.146(8)

Reassessment of Damaged or Destroyed Property

Application: Reassessment of Destroyed or Damaged Property

Statute: ORS 308.146(6)