Examining some myths of Actual Value Initiative

    Philadelphia’s impending city-wide reassessment of property values has a lot of people confused. Axis Philly‘s Isaiah Thompson looked at a few of the more pervasive myths, among them: AVI is a tax or a tax hike, it is meant to raise additional funds for the school district, and the initiative might not pass city council.

    All of these assertions, he says, are not true.

    Read his further explanation.

    Want a digest of WHYY’s programs, events & stories? Sign up for our weekly newsletter.

    Help us get to 100% of our membership goal to support the reporters covering our region, the producers bringing you great local programs and the educators who teach all our children.