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Brown proposes increases in Buffalo property taxes, user fees

By Deidre Williams

Read the full article from Buffalo News, here.

For only the second time in his 16 years as Buffalo’s mayor, Bryon Brown proposes to increase property taxes.

His $568 million spending plan for 2022-23 recommends increasing residential property taxes by 5% and commercial property taxes by 6.6%.

As case proceeded without him, landlord sold houses where 29 children suffered lead poisoning

By Patrick Lakamp*

Read the full article from Buffalo News, here.

This rental home at 952 Northampton St. in Buffalo is one of three that will be put into a receivership after its owner abandoned the properties over a year ago. This house and the other houses at 78 Deshler St. and 610 Adams St. are part of a court case in which the property owner was sued by the state Attorney General’s Office for lead paint violations at over 60 homes.

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