Philadelphia’s chief real estate assessor says that large-scale annual reassessments will become the norm in years to come now that the Actual Value Initiative for property taxes is fully implemented.
About 131,000 Philadelphia homeowners will be receiving reassessment notices from the city’s Office of Property Assessment for Tax Year 2016.
The Board of Revision of Taxes is almost finished the gigantic job of processing more than 23,000 property assessment appeals for the 2014 tax year. There are about 2,000 left, Carla Pagan, the BRT’s executive director, told the Northeast Times.
Members decided to continue a two-year legal battle with a property owner who is conducting a business in a Haldeman Avenue residence.
Members of the Frankford Civic Association don’t want a chicken restaurant on the 4700 block of Griscom Street.
The three-story, five-sided brick structure at Harrison and Cottage in Frankford might have been a grand building a long time ago. Not anymore. Yet, the congregation of the church across the street wants to bring it back, and its members are willing to spend big money and a lot of toil to do it.
A city contractor on Monday began tearing down a Frankford home that was heavily damaged in a 2013 fire.
If you’re appealing that property assessment with the Board of Revision of Taxes, you might not have to wait for a hearing. You might be able to make a deal over the phone.