Rent / Tax relief / CHAP - How is Commissioner of Revenue impacted by Coronavirus?

Due to the COVID 19 Pandemic the Commissioner of Revenues Office will be implementing the following customer contact policy:

  • We will be closed to the public for in-person traffic until further notice;
  • Rent Relief applications will be suspended until further notice.  The due date for these applications will be pushed back to September 1, 2020;
  • Real Estate Tax Relief and CHAP (Charlottesville Housing Affordability Program) inquires should be conducted by phone or email. See below;
  • As always, business tax filings and payments can be made via US mail, online or at any of the drop-boxes located on 6th street, 7th street or the Drive-up box by the Key Rec Center.

Our Mailing address is:

Charlottesville Commissioner of the Revenue
P.O. BOX 2964
Charlottesville, VA 22902

Online payment options for meals and lodging taxes are available at

We are available by telephone or email for all inquiries:

Personal Property TaxBusiness License
Real Estate Tax Relief or Charlottesville Housing
Affordability Program
Meals & Lodging Tax
>Rent ReliefShort Term Daily Rental Tax
State IncomeGeneral Business Tax Inquiries
General Inquires

434-970-3160 or

 434-970-3170 or

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