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Homestead/Farmstead Exclusion (Act 50)


Kelsey, Timothy W. "Understanding the Homestead Exemption Amendment: How Will You Vote?" Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences Publications Distribution Center, 112 Agricultural Administration Building, University Park, PA 16802. 1997.

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The comments and suggestions of several reviewers were particularly helpful in developing this publication. These include John J. Bell, Counsel, Governmental Affairs, Pennsylvania Farm Bureau; J. Andrew Crompton, Counsel to Senator Jubelirer; and Maura Donley, Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry. The views expressed in the publication are those solely of the author, and do not necessarily reflect those of the reviewers.

Prepared by Timothy W. Kelsey, associate professor of agricultural economics.

This publication is intended strictly to help you understand more about the homestead and farmstead exclusions. The material is general and educational, and is not intended to be legal advice, nor to replace the need for legal advice. If you need legal counsel, you should seek the aid of a competent professional in your area.