Bill Approved Grants Breaks to Elderly Homeowners

January 8, 2014

Thousands of elderly homeowners could be entitled to property-tax breaks totaling $21 million over the next four years under a bill that won tentative approval from the D.C. Council on Tuesday. But some lawmakers expressed concerns, with several suggesting ­changes before the bill is made final. Meanwhile, a broader property-tax relief measure was postponed amid concerns that it would unfairly benefit the city’s wealthiest residents. (Post)

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