We have plenty of money to invest in our schools – but City Council and the Mayor keep giving it away to developers.
For years, the 10-year tax abatement has given millions of dollars to developers – taking money from our schools and city services, while also fueling displacement of longtime Black, Brown and poor Philadelphians by fueling new luxury housing development. This new report looks at the cost of those toxic tax breaks to our school buildings. The report is available for download here.
We will be present at City Council meetings over the next two months. You can sign up to join us here!Toxic Tax Breaks Report November 2018