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    • 9 diamond

Pew study estimates 70 percent of delinquent property tax is uncollectable

A study released Thursday by the Pew Charitable Trusts estimates that if Philadelphia were to effectively use all the legal tools at its disposal to collect delinquent property taxes, it could…

    • Sanchez and Green

City Council adopts delinquent tax collection overhaul

Philadelphia's City Council approved a top-to-bottom overhaul of the city's troubled property tax collection system Thursday, the latest in a series of state and local reforms designed to curb Philadelphia's worst-in-the-nation…

    • Please Clean and Repair Me

Ravaged by Neglect, Part Four: The challenge of fixing Philadelphia’s broken approach to land use

In many ways, and for many years, Philadelphia has failed to implement a practical and effective strategy for collecting delinquent property taxes and putting vacant land and blighted buildings into productive…

    • 816 S. 19th Street

In some cases, new assessments could bloat delinquent bills

The 800 block of South 19th Street flows through the heart of southwest Center City, the rapidly gentrifying neighborhood known, alternatively, as the Graduate Hospital area (G-Ho) and South of South.…

    • north 9th 4

On one block, more than $200,000 in uncollected revenue

The 2100 block of North 9th Street—between Diamond and Susquehanna, just northeast of Temple University—looks as though it’s being eaten alive. Between the still-standing, three-story brick houses, conspicuous patches of empty…

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