Posts Tagged ‘tax sale’

Just How Magical Is the Tax Sale Threshold? D.C. Tax Chief Weighs In.

Amid the growing controversy over D.C.'s sales of tax liens, a practice that's led people who owe just a few hundred dollars to lose their homes, one magic word has regularly been invoked as a panacea: threshold. When the Washington Post released its investigation of tax lien sales, officials in the chief financial officer's office (which oversees [...]

Lost and Foundering

The red rowhouse at 430 Manor Place NW has seen better days, but not many people remember them. Four of the five windows are boarded up, while the last is filled with stacks of cinderblocks. Ivy climbs up the walls and supports, a small mulberry tree grows out of a widening crack in the walkway, [...]