After assessments, rents will go up. Here’s what renters like me need.

The other day, my landlady knocked on my door.

“I’m going to need to talk to you about the rent,” she said.

She explained that she had just received her new property assessments, and her real estate taxes are going to go up by 225%. She said she had no choice but to raise the rent. “I don’t want you to move, but I’m not sure what else I can do,” she told me.

Read the full article at The Philadelphia Inquirer

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