tax abatement

City Councilmembers at City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
December 12, 2019 - 5:12 pm
Philadelphia City Council wrapped up its four-year term Thursday, passing several hard-fought bills and honoring four members who will not be returning in the next term. Read more here.
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Philly student climate strike
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Paul Kurtz
December 06, 2019 - 3:02 pm
Hundreds of students in the Philadelphia area walked out of their classrooms and homes Friday morning to attend another protest against climate change. Read more here.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
December 05, 2019 - 3:03 pm
Philadelphia City Council has amended its tax abatement phase-down plan, after Mayor Jim Kenney threatened to veto it. With the change, the new abatement plan will not take effect until next Dec. 31.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
December 04, 2019 - 5:33 pm
Philadelphia City Council members gave preliminary approval to slashing the 10-year tax abatement Tuesday, but the bill they approved faces a major hurdle. Read more here.
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Philadelphia Councilmembers huddle during the 3.5 hour public hearing.
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Pat Loeb
December 03, 2019 - 8:39 pm
Philadelphia's 10-year property tax abatement will be drastically lowered under a bill that gained preliminary City Council approval Tuesday evening. Read more here.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
December 03, 2019 - 4:00 am
Dramatic changes to Philadelphia's 10-year property tax abatement are very likely on their way as a bill to slash the abatement gets a hearing in City Council Tuesday. Read more here.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
November 21, 2019 - 4:37 pm
Philadelphia City Council has come to an agreement on a phase down for the controversial 10-year tax abatement. The plan is in a bill introduced Thursday, which was the last possible day to get bills passed this term. Read more here.
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Pat Loeb
June 11, 2019 - 4:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Developer Carl Dranoff broke ground Tuesday on a 47-story condominium tower on S. Broad Street where the Gamble and Huff recording studio used to be. The project has been seven years in the making. Dranoff soaked the moment in all the drama a residential development...
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215 People's Alliance
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Pat Loeb
April 19, 2019 - 1:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As Philadelphia's primary election gets closer, the 10-year tax abatement is emerging as a major issue for progressive candidates, putting one incumbent in an uncomfortable spotlight. Before he was councilman at-large, Allan Domb was known as the "Condo King," having...
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Philadelphia City Hall
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Pat Loeb
January 24, 2019 - 4:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia's tax break on new construction has been controversial since it started 20 years ago. Now, a City Council member is calling for it to be phased out. Councilwoman Helen Gym conceded the 10-year tax abatement has been a powerful tool for spurring...
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