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City of Pittsburgh Realty Transfer Tax Proposal

Council considering an increase

  • 17 July 2017
  • Author: Jeff Zirngibl
  • Number of views: 2443

Once again, City of Pittsburgh council members are considering increasing the realty transfer tax, the highest in Western Pennsylvania, to fund an affordable housing trust. We support the affordable housing efforts, however, increasing the transfer tax makes the housing within city limits defeats the initiative.

We must urge the city council to find alternative funding. Visit the Voter Voice section for details.

Allegheny Co Looking for Hearing Officers

Residential and Commercial Hearing Officers Needed

  • 17 April 2017
  • Author: Jeff Zirngibl
  • Number of views: 2466
The Allegheny County Board of Property Assessment Appeals and Review is soliciting applications from qualified real estate professionals interested in serving as a BPAAR Hearing Officer during the 2017 property tax appeal year. 

RAMP Captures Multiple R-PAC Awards

Member contributions are important

  • 30 January 2017
  • Author: Jeff Zirngibl
  • Number of views: 2247

Thank you to our members for contributing to R-PAC!

Municipal Code Amended

New law enacted January 2nd

  • 25 January 2017
  • Author: Jeff Zirngibl
  • Number of views: 2928

Act 133 of 2016 was signed by Governor Tom Wolfe in December and enacted as of January 2. 

Pittsburgh passes affordable housing plan without funding

A potential realty transfer tax looms

  • 21 December 2016
  • Author: Jeff Zirngibl
  • Number of views: 2475

RAMP members have been working to avoid realty transfer tax increase.

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