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Property Taxes

Top of Mind with Julie Rose
  • Apr 28, 2021 8:00 pm
  • 12:49
Most cities tax property at a flat rate, so people with more expensive homes pay more money than those with less expensive homes. But in practice, lower-income homeowners very often end up paying a higher property tax rate than their counterparts in larger houses. University of Chicago Professor of Public Policy Christopher Berry explores why this happening.