Veterans who are honorably discharged and service-connected for disabilities with a VA disability rating of 70% or greater may be eligible for market value exclusion on their homestead property. Additionally, surviving spouses may be eligible for exclusion benefits. Veterans who are rated at 70 to 100% service-connected are eligible for exclusion for the first $150,000 of the assessed value of their homestead. Veterans who are rated with a 100% Total and Permanent disability rating are eligible for exclusion for the first $300,000 of the assessed value of their homestead. For any additional details, or to apply for this benefit, you are encouraged to contact your County Veterans Service Officers.