Low-income Americans – especially minorities – are being cheated on property taxes

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  • The New York Times cited Howard's study in a recent op-ed on the inequities of assessing property values. 

Low-income Americans – especially minorities – are being cheated on property taxes

Members of marginalized communities tend to live in homes that command lower prices due to the accumulated effects of racism, yet their properties are often assessed at inflated values.

That’s according to research by Troup Howard of the Marriner S. Eccles Institute for Economics and Quantitative Analysis. The New York Times cited Howard’s study in a recent op-ed on the inequities of assessing property values.

2021-04-09T16:36:34-06:00April 9th, 2021|

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