- Assessing Department
The Assessing Department maintains an extensive database of property information. Some of this information is available online in the Property Database. More in-depth information is available to the public at reasonable or no cost. This information is as current as possible regarding ownership and sales history. Property characteristics and assessments are as of January 1, 2015 for the Fiscal Year 2016 tax bills. Standard reports are available for purchase or for viewing at the Assessing Department's Office in City Hall. The reports can be provided either in paper or computer readable format. Click here if you wish to print a request form for assessment data, or you may e-mail a request to firstname.lastname@example.org or call the office at 617-349-4343 for assistance.
Cambridge Property Database
Property Tax Information
In 2015, the City’s excess levy capacity increased, actual revenues exceeded projections, the total assessed value of property in Cambridge increased and our free cash position remained strong.
The City of Cambridge offers a residential exemption to property that serves as a property owner’s principal residence. To be eligible for FY17, the owner must own and occupy their property as their principal residence on January 1, 2016 shown on 2015 Massachusetts Income Tax.
Residential Exemption Application
Property Tax Exemption & Tax Deferral Information
Robert P. Reardon
795 Massachusetts Ave
Hours of Service
Monday: 8:30am-8pmTuesday-Thursday: 8:30am-5pmFriday: 8:30am-12pm