City Council Committee Backs Expanded Protections For LOOP ProgramPhiladelphia's LOOP program gives tax breaks to long-time homeowners in gentrifying neighborhoods.
Phila. City Council Pressing To Expand Property Tax Relief ProgramLOOP, 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.
Low-Income Advocates Urge City Flexibility on New Property Tax ProgramsJennifer 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.
City Council Looks To Extend LOOP DeadlineThe 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.
Philadelphia Launches Property Tax Gentrification Relief ProgramIt 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.
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