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 >> https://therealdeal.com/2017/04/24/coalition-plans-to-bring-class-action-suit-challenging-citys-property-tax-system/

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