property taxes

Californians who take low property taxes and high quality drinking water for granted might have reason to rethink both those realities if the state's water districts figure out a way to raise property taxes—the same might be true if they don't.
Jul 25, 2014   San Jose Mercury News
Are cities across the country acting negligently in ignoring the property tax implications of different development types? Joseph Minicozzi thinks so, and he's done the math to prove it. Exclusive
Jan 23, 2012  By Joseph Minicozzi
A group of lawyers in California has filed a lawsuit to overturn the two-thirds legislative voting requirement of Proposition 13, the law that limits increases in the state's taxes -- but not property taxes.
Dec 30, 2011   San Francisco Chronicle
Jeffery R. Levine asks if, given the reliance on property taxes, the planning process is truly revenue-blind.
Sep 26, 2011   Planning Commissioners Journal
Delinquent properties are scattered throughout Philadelphia, and they collectively owe nearly $500 million in taxes. This is a major problem for the city, and new legislation is hoping to tackle it.
Aug 17, 2011   The Philadelphia Inquirer
A comic book is helping municipal employees in Brazil to understand how to catalog land for the collection of property taxes.
Jul 26, 2011   At Lincoln House
Payments in lieu of taxes (PILOTs) are a popular new way for cash-strapped cities to add to their revenue by swapping voluntary payments from nonprofits for property taxes. The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy evaluates this novel practice.
Mar 31, 2011   Land Lines
California Governor Jerry Brown is settling into his new office by taking on one of the state's most controversial laws: the property tax increase limits enforced by Proposition 13.
Jan 6, 2011   Los Angeles Times
Local property taxes are often levied disproportionately on multifamily developers, resulting in higher taxes for apartment-dwellers, says Stephen Smith.
Nov 30, 2010   Market Urbanism
Do they work? That's the question as state officials investigate New Jersey's Urban Enterprise Zone (UEZ) program.
Nov 29, 2010   The Record
Mayors in metropolitan Vancouver are facing two options for expanding transit service in the region -- and a hard decision about how to generate the funding to make it happen.
Nov 11, 2010   The Vancouver Sun