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Foreclosure-rehab offer rescues tenant in limbo

The house at 1108 Albany St., soon to have a new owner. (Peter R. Barber/Gazette Photographer)
The house at 1108 Albany St., soon to have a new owner. (Peter R. Barber/Gazette Photographer)
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Last August, a woman who had lived in her 1108 Albany St. apartment for 29 years came home to find a foreclosure notice on the door. Although she had faithfully paid her rent, her landlord hadn’t paid his taxes, and now the city was seizing the house. The story ended in the most unlikely of ways. The upstairs tenant’s brother, a contractor, bought the house from the city. And now he’s poised to become the ...


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artbarb
July 21, 2013
1:21 p.m.

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Tax History
Year Property taxes Change Tax assessment Change

2011 ;$1,445 -62.5% $69,100 --
2010 ;$3,852 -- $69,100 --
2008; $0 -- $69,100 48.9%
2007; $0 -- $46,400 --
2006; $0 -- $46,400 --
2005; $0 -- $46,400 --
2004; $0 -- $46,400 --

Why did the tax assessment drop to less than half in 2011?

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