Coalition plans to bring class-action suit challenging city’s property tax system

A coalition of tax-reform advocates including the NAACP and former New York State Court of Appeals Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman is gearing up to bring a class-action lawsuit claiming the city’s property tax system is racially biased and tipped in favor of affluent homeowners at the expense of working- and middle class New Yorkers. Tax Equity Now NY’s lawsuit is based on data compiled by former Bloomberg administration Department of Finance Commissioner Martha Stark, the […] Read More >>