Apr. 5, 2021 9:13 am
Opinion: The call for PILOTs is a call for wealthy nonprofits to invest in justice rather than charity
PILOTs have the power to "shift wealth from powerful and privileged institutions to the neediest and most marginalized communities," says guest columnist Angela Chan.
Sep. 23, 2020 11:53 am
More than 1,000 faculty and staff members are urging Penn to pay 40% of what it would owe in property taxes to the Philadelphia public schools as a matter of social, economic and racial justice.
Jan. 28, 2020 7:10 am
How one quiet man’s efforts to help those in need in Chester County turned into a loud call to action
"Randy Blough is an instigator. Randy Blough is a disrupter. Randy Blough is my hero," says Christopher Saello in his guest column.
Sep. 10, 2014 2:30 pm
The Homestead Exemption is a form of recourse for homeowners pressured by rising property taxes. It was created in 2012 following the implementation of the Actual Value Initiative (AVI), which overhauled the city’s property tax system and raised property values for a number of Philadelphia homeowners. This is only the second year the Homestead Exemption […]