Liens & Auctions


You may order a Betterment Release by sending a written request. The request should be accompanied by a copy of title examination and must include the book and page number of the document you wish to have released.

Please include your name, the property address, and the parcel ID with your request and payment information to the Treasurer & Collector of Taxes Office.

You must also include a payment of $4.00 per certificate with your request.

Municipal Lien

A Certificate of Municipal Lien (CML) tells how much tax is owed on a property. A City of Worcester CML may be ordered through our online payment partner UniBank or by submitting a CML Request Form to the Treasurer's Office. We will complete the certificate and return it to you within 10 business days of the receipt of your request.

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Public Auctions

The Treasurer & Collector of Taxes periodically holds public auctions for land and/or property that fits into one of three categories described below. All public notices, registration forms, property listings and related content is subject to change and should be checked periodically for updates.

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Contact Information

Treasurer & Collector of Taxes
City Hall Room 203
455 Main Street
Worcester, MA 01608

Accessible via WRTA Bus Line. View Schedules

Collector's Office
Phone: 508-799-1075
Fax: 508-799-1097

Treasurer's Office
Phone: 508-799-1095
Fax: 508-799-1097
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Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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Worcester 311
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Phone: 311
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