Downtown condo owners upset about end of tax-free living (MI)

More than a decade ago, city leaders designated Union Square Condos and adjacent properties as a “neighborhood enterprise zone” in hopes that the school-turned-housing would rejuvenate the area. To get people to move in, the city offered a state-authorized waiver of most property taxes for 12 years.  Since then, Brian VanEe has paid a pittance in property tax on a condo he bought in 2006 for $357,000. And he figured his bill would stay that way for the duration of his 12-year tax certificate through 2018.    Read the article………..


Related Articles

Condo owners weed out smoke (MA)

Pot may be legal in Massachusetts, but don’t even think about toking Afghan Kush or cultivating some Chronic buds if

Stars and gripes flying in this neighborhood flag dispute (FL)

In his mind, Warren Erickson saw his collection of flags as an invitation to conversation and goodwill. Instead, a handful

Disney-Built Community Faces Serious Construction Deficiencies (FL)

The November 16, 2016 issue of the Wall Street Journal ran an article about Celebration, Florida, which is the master-planned