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(Mayor Nutter speaks with reporters outside his City Hall office.  File photo by Mike Dunn)

Phila. City Council Pressing To Expand Property Tax Relief Program

LOOP, the Longtime Owner Occupants Program, is aimed at owners who’ve been in one home for ten or more years and whose assessments more than tripled after the citywide reassessment.

11/16/2014

(Jennifer Schultz, of Community Legal Services of Philadelphia, testifies before City Council's Finance Committee.  Image from City of Phila. TV)

Low-Income Advocates Urge City Flexibility on New Property Tax Programs

Jennifer Schultz, of Community Legal Services of Philadelphia, testified that the new assessment system known as “AVI” (Actual Value Initiative) left many homeowners confused and scared.

05/24/2014

(City officials including Mayor Nutter announce the city's new tax relief program for gentrified properties.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

City Council Looks To Extend LOOP Deadline

The LOOP program is aimed at residents who’ve been in the same home for more than a decade, and whose assessments have more than tripled.

12/11/2013

(City officials including Mayor Nutter announce the city's new tax relief program for gentrified properties.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

Philadelphia Launches Property Tax Gentrification Relief Program

It is the second major relief program to result from the new property assessments that were mailed out earlier this year, for tax bills that are due early next year.

12/04/2013

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Top Shops For Crafting In Philadelphia

When shopping won’t do, or you can’t find exactly what you want, turn to the craft stores in Philadelphia to find everything you need to complete a sewing, knitting or home design project.

CBS Philly–02/03/2013

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Top Independent Craft Shops In Philadelphia

Whether you are into knitting, beading, painting, scrapbooking, drawing or mosaics, there is something for everyone.

03/13/2012

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