Posted on · Supporters of Senate Bill 2 say the measure is needed to keep people from losing their homes. Opponents say it would starve local government of funding needed to provide critical services – and charge the bill’s author with using misleading statistics to make his case.
Posted on · SB2 has faced stiff opposition from local governments. Senator Paul Bettencourt, the bill’s author, hopes the endorsement from Texas’ 11th largest county will help sway the top ten.
Posted on · Governor Greg Abbott and Harris County Senator Paul Bettencourt argue property tax relief is needed to keep Texans from being taxed out of their homes. But Democrats say the evidence doesn’t support their claims.
Posted on · Texas now has one of the highest median property tax rates in the nation, and it’s climbing fast.
Posted on · The Harris County Appraisal District has seen increasing lawsuits in the last five years.
Posted on · Mike Sullivan’s proposal could lower the property tax bills thousands of homeowners, landlords, and commercial property owners. But the county would have to act quickly.
Posted on · The overall rate is the same as last year, but that doesn’t mean residents won’t see any difference on their tax bills.
Posted on · The way the numbers add up, Harris County Judge Ed Emmett says the combined tax rate would not change.
Posted on · It'll likely cost property owners, on average, an extra $310 come next January 31.
Posted on · Some Harris County residents haven't paid property taxes in years. Now, county officials have published a list to encourage them to clear up the debt.
Posted on · The Harris County Tax office says the new program is about shaming delinquents and creating public pressure.
Posted on · If you live in Harris County and own a home or business, you may have gotten an appraisal notice in the mail recently. Those who are not planning on selling their house anytime soon, probably don't like the news.
Posted on · Time is running out for property owners in Harris County to file a protest on this year's valuations. The Harris County Appraisal District says it's not seeing as many protests as it did in recent years.