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Arkansas Homestead Laws

Explanation of Chart and More Information on Homestead Protections

Code Section16-66-210; Const. Art. IX, §4, §5
Max. Property Value That May Be Designated 'Homestead'$2,500. All homesteads less than $1,000 assessed valuation are exempt from all state taxes referred to in art. XVI, §18 of Ark. Constitution. If homestead's value exceeds $1,000, exemption shall apply to first $1,000 of valuation (CONST. amend. XXII §1).
Maximum Acreage (Urban)1 acre but not less than 1/4 acre
Maximum Acreage (Rural)Cannot exceed 160 acres, will not be reduced to less than 80 acres.

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