Florida Statute 196.1975 provides the guidelines for the exemption for property used by nonprofit homes for the aged.
PCPA EX Code: AX1 - This is the Exemption for the actual facility / home:
Nonprofit homes for the aged are exempt to the extent that they meet the following criteria:
1) Must apply for exemption by March 1 of the application year
2) Must be owned by an Exempt / Not-for-Profit entity as of January 1 of the application year
b) Must be qualified as an exempt charitable organization under the provisions of s. 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code
3) 75% of the occupants must meet one of the following criteria:
a) Must be over the age of 62 years - OR -
b) Must be totally and permanently disabled
4) Licensing by the Agency for Health Care Administration as of January 1 of the application year is required ONLY IF the home:
a) Furnishes medical facilities or nursing services to its residents - OR -
b) Qualifies as an assisted living facility under chapter 429
NOTE: Nonprofit housing projects that are financed by a mortgage loan made or insured by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development under s. 202, s. 202 with a s. 8 subsidy, s. 221(d)(3) or (4), or s. 236 of the National Housing Act, as amended, and that are subject to the income limitations established by that department are exempt from ad valorem taxation.