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Will Tax Abatement Reform Trade Short-Term Gain for Long-Term Pain?

Just about all of the declared candidates for Philadelphia City Council seats next month have proposed changes to the 10-year tax abatement on new construction […]

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You Pay Lots of Philly Taxes. But Do You Know Why?

America and taxes have always had a fraught relationship. You may recall a certain Revolutionary War that was fought over the subject? But that didn’t […]

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The Top Real Estate Stories of 2018

What developments in real estate and development were the biggest ones this year? Here are my picks for the top real estate stories of 2018: […]

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Allan Domb Floats Idea to Reduce Philly’s Property Tax Abatement

Looking for ways to bolster the resources of Philadelphia’s Housing Trust Fund, which supports affordable housing efforts in the city, City Council is currently moving […]

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Rhynhart Examining Impact of 10-Year Property Tax Abatement

As Mayor Jim Kenney proposes raising property and real estate taxes to fund Philly schools, City Controller Rebecca Rhynhart is investigating Philly’s controversial 10-year property tax abatement. […]

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Against Philly’s Wishes, Pa. Inches Toward Property Tax Reform

Those who exercised their democratic right in Pennsylvania yesterday had the chance to answer the following ballot question: Shall the Pennsylvania Constitution be amended to permit the […]

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Tax Abatement Huge Shot in Arm for City, Study Finds

Consider the 10-year property tax abatements on new construction and rehabilitation a down payment on a future gusher in revenue for the city thanks to […]