Late last week the City's Office of Property Assessment sent out new property assessments as part of the Actual Value Initiative (AVI), an ambitious effort to reform Philadelphia's badly broken property-tax system. There has been so much AVI coverage in the last few days that we prepared a special roundup of articles and sites to find out useful information about AVI and its impact::
Ashley Hahn is an independent writer with a background in historic preservation and city planning. She started Eyes on the Street for PlanPhilly in 2011 and was PlanPhilly's managing editor from 2015-2017. Ashley has lived in 12 zip codes that she can think of, including neighborhoods in Los Angeles, Chicago, Boston, and New York. She is a Philadelphian by choice.