Neighborhood Improvement District
Philadelphia City Council president Darrell Clarke wants landlords to pay an extra tax assessment to handle noise, trash, parking, and other matters related to student housing.
The North Philadelphia community surrounding Temple University is divided over a plan to tax landlords for more street cleanup and security.
Elected officials love their acronyms, and in Philadelphia City Council this week, we learned a new one: the “NIZ” — for Neighborhood Improvement Zone.
A battle that has divided one of Philadelphia’s fastest-growing neighborhoods isn’t over yet; at least not if an outgoing member of City Council has his say.
A growing Center City community remains divided after a City Council committee vote approving a possible surcharge to residents in that neighborhood to clean up the streets.