Poor and Black Franklin County Neighborhoods were Overvalued for Real Estate Taxes for Years, New Report Finds | The Columbus Dispatch

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Kirwan Institute Social Researcher Michael Outrich was featured in The Columbus Dispatch discussing the recent neighborhood assessment and report commissioned by Franklin County Auditor Michael Stinziano.

' "Our review ... found conclusively that lower income Black majority neighborhoods are regularly overvalued for property tax assessments relative to their sales values, while higher income white majority neighborhoods are regularly undervalued," concluded the study, prepared by the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity at Ohio State University. '

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