In the Spotlight

  • Housing Task Force Punts on Appeals Policy

    Earlier this year the City of Pittsburgh withdrew over 1,000 appeals of property values that it planned to appeal for being too low. In announcing the decision, an April 18th press release from the Mayor’s office stated “…the moratorium will … Continue reading

Today's Blog

  • Some Wilkinsburg Furlough Details Emerge

    Earlier this year when we wrote about the partnership between the Wilkinsburg School District and the Pittsburgh Public Schools we speculated about what would happen with teachers at Wilkinsburg.  With the District closing its middle and high schools, enrollment would … Continue reading

Taxpayer Q&A

  • How Elusive is a School Tax Shift?

    An opinion piece from the weekend by two members of the General Assembly chronicled the progress on eliminating property taxes for public education in Pittsburgh.  How much money would that require?  And what was our estimate when a previous attempt … Continue reading