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AMERICA Stop Cooking the Books
Submitted by lmcshane on Sat, 08/27/2016 - 08:44.
We can't keep living like this. It is not living.
The county last year planned to sell tax liens on 3,500 properties in 33 communities with a total delinquency of $55 million, Madigan said.
But community organizations had complained about the county's tax-lien buyer, Woods Cove III LLC. They argue such sales increase blight because by charging higher interest rates and fees, homeowners are less able to pay and more end up losing their homes.
The county couldn't reach an agreement with the company last year.
Now the county plans to hold a tax lien sale in October