Last year’s overhaul of property values in Philadelphia has led to a backlog of appeals this year, and that, in turn, has prompted the city to scrap plans to make reassessments annual.
If you have questions about the assessment, you can call the Office of Property Assessment at 215-686-9200, or go to phila.gov/opa.
“We don’t set the market, new chief assessment officer Richie McKeithen says. “We just follow the activity that occurs.”
City Hall’s new top property assessor has told city council members that his evaluators will make sure tax-exempt properties are checked more frequently, to make sure they are what they advertise.