Latest Articles Tagged "department of finance"
'There is no basis for equity in real estate taxes in the City of New York.'
'The people who have keys to Gramercy Park are hated by all the rest of us because they have a private park. Fuck ‘em you know? Why should they have such a thing these days?'
An investigation by Gothamist and WNYC suggests that the sweetheart deal that locks most New Yorkers out of Gramercy Park should be revisited.
More than 100 years ago, the Trustees of Gramercy Park defeated an attempt by the City to tax the gated, 2-acre lot by showing that their properties were worth 30% more. But is that still true?
They allegedly claimed at least 10 victims, half of them elderly.
The city is poised to extend its controversial annual tax lien sale for four more years.
A rule change made it harder to keep the freeze when a relative died.
The number of unpaid tickets plummeted when Bloomberg cracked down on delinquent diplomats, but has been on the rise in recent years.
She claims the city knew there was a problem with its property filing system.
Elderly black and Latino homeowners are especially targeted.