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Houses on Quality Row

The Assessing Department manages commercial/industrial and residential property values and maintains an extensive database of property information. Some of this information is available online in the Property Database.

FY24 Real Property Tax Abatement not available due date November 20, 2023 at 8pm


FY24 Business Personal Property Tax Abatement not available due date November 20, 2023 at 8pm



The Assessing Department is offering neighborhood and zoom taxpayer assistance meetings in addition to its normal office hours. If you have any questions or concerns regarding your FY24 property taxes, please see the taxpayer assistance schedule below.





Oct. 31, 2023

10 a.m. – 12 p.m.


Nov. 1, 2023

10 a.m. – 12 p.m.


Nov. 8, 2023

2 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Main Library (Community Room)

Nov. 14,2023

2 p.m. – 4 p.m.


Nov. 20, 2023

4 p.m. – 7 p.m.







In addition, the Assessing Department manages personal property (business) values and Motor Vehicle Excise Tax. 

Change of Address: Please email: addresschangerequest@cambridgema.gov

Municipal Lien Certificates (MLC): If you are requesting a municipal lien certificate please use the link below to access the online form. 

The Assessing Department does not process any MLCs.  Please contact the Finance Department directly or use this link so your certificate request is not unnecessarily delayed.  

Municipal Lien Certificate Form


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