PlanPhilly

Articles

You are viewing 4 articles by the author Ashley Hahn concerning Ravaged by Neglect

    • Catharine St
Eyes on the Street

Neglect by the Numbers: Delinquency Index

The causes, costs, and effects of property tax delinquency - detailed in this week's PlanPhilly/Inquirer investigative series - are staggering. Here's a by-the-numbers breakdown of the city's complex tax delinquency issues…

    • Guy Thigpen's tax delinquent property is the structure with the window missing, orange notice on door

How blight fighter became trapped in tax delinquency

On the short block of South 47th Street between Paschall and Grays Ferry avenues there is a typical row of once-lovely, now- busted brick rowhouses. Porches sag, windows are broken and…

    • blight2 bw
Eyes on the Street

See how property tax delinquency affects you

One stunning effect of Philadelphia's property tax delinquency problem is diminshed property values across the city that reduce the city's tax base by about 10% or $9.5 billion. But what does…

    • 6061 Webster Street

When neighbors are pushed to make blight fight their own battle

Maybe it was the tall weeds, or the busted windows, or the leaks damaging the neighbor's home, or the fear of a fire, but Denise Lewis and her neighbors on Webster…

You are viewing 4 posts by the author Ashley Hahn concerning Ravaged by Neglect





Organizations




Browse by




Logging in via Facebook

Log in

Subscribe to our mailing list

* indicates required
Which weekly emails would you like to receive?