New Orleans — Property owners in New Orleans who want to apply for homestead exemption or special assessment because of age, disability or military service must do so before Nov. 22, Thanksgiving Day.

Homestead exemption or any other special assessment should have been noted on a letter that the Assessor’s Office sent in July or Auguust, according to the Assessor’s Office.

To file for an exemption, a property owner must appear in person at the assessor’s east or West Bank offices: 1300 Perdido St. Fourth Floor, or the Algiers Courthouse, 225 Morgan Street. Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Additional information, including what documentation is required, is available by visiting the assessor’s website,