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Property tax cut failed, but goal of addressing Baltimore’s housing inequities? Let’s make an offer

August 4, 2022

Attention should be paid when a well-publicized petition drive to put a charter amendment on the Nov. 8 ballot to force Baltimore to lower its property tax rate came up short, while one to give the city the ability to create a regional transit authority appears to have met or surpassed the 10,000-signature threshold. The transit authority measure is most certainly the better and more well-considered proposal. But one assumes there are enough self-interested, affluent property owners from Roland Park to Silo Point facing a potential windfall on their tax bills to make the tax cut that the easier pitch.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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