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Aug. 18, 2011 10:30 am

PlanPhilly, Inquirer: 1 in 5 Philly properties is tax delinquent [MAP]

In a partnership with the Inquirer, development news site PlanPhilly and reporter Patrick Kerkstra land an important look at tax delinquent properties in Philadelphia, finding that some 1110,000 or roughly one if five have back taxes associated. The package includes a dizzying online map detailing the locations. Find the map here, made by Inquirer staff, […]

In a partnership with the Inquirer, development news site PlanPhilly and reporter Patrick Kerkstra land an important look at tax delinquent properties in Philadelphia, finding that some 1110,000 or roughly one if five have back taxes associated.

The package includes a dizzying online map detailing the locations. Find the map here, made by Inquirer staff, and the entire package here.

Fox29 reporter Jeff Cole used the package to find that Fire Commissioner Lloyd Ayers owed roughly $1,500.00 on two properties he owned, a sum that was promptly paid.

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Christopher Wink

Christopher Wink is a co-founder and editor of Technical.ly, the local technology news network. Previously, Wink worked for a homeless advocacy nonprofit and was a freelance reporter for a variety of publications. He writes regularly about news innovation and best business practices on his personal blog here. The bicycle commuter loves cities, urban politics and squabbling about neighborhood boundaries.

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