Here's a way to gouge taxpayers...overstate the value of their homes:
Home Owners Up in Arms Over Assessment Letters
"For all the things you read about programs creating affordable housing, they're killing twice as much affordable housing as they're creating, with the tax rates," Mr. Ricci said. "If the city thinks they're going to build their way out of the affordable housing crunch, they're wrong."
Shhhh!!! They have us all believing that this is the way to increase affordable housing...don't spoil it!
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