Recovering Community Equity: Understanding Poughkeepsie’s Tax Lien System and Opportunities for Land Banking

In by MIchael Quackenbush


Event Details


https://www.facebook.com/events/960079057532711/

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 5:45 PM – 8 PM

Mid-Hudson Heritage Center

Understanding Poughkeepsie’s Tax Lien System and Opportunities for Land Banking.

Join us as we hear from experts on the impacts tax lien sale systems have on cities and as we explore different paths forward to better ensure long-term, equitable economic recovery, including land banking.

Speakers include;
Joshua Simons, Senior Research Associate, Benjamin Center, SUNY New Paltz

Tarik Abdelazim, Program Advisor of National Technical Assistance, Center for Community Progress

NAACP Legal Defense Fund

Madeline Fletcher, Executive Director, Newburgh Community Land Bank

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Moderated by John Penney, Opinion Editor, Poughkeepsie Journal

This event was made possible by The Benjamin Center at SUNY New Paltz and the Mid-Hudson Heritage Center.