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Texas Property Tax Law Updates 12/19/2023

Posted by John Brusniak | Dec 19, 2023 | 0 Comments

Local Appraisal District Acknowledges Data Vulnerability
Dallas Express
“Significant vulnerabilities” were discovered in the Tarrant Appraisal District's computer network after a third-party information technology company reassessed the system over the last month. In a press release, Tarrant Appraisal District (TAD) chair Tony Pompa said that the agency had re-engaged with the firm Apollo Information Systems after “new information” had surfaced. 

$5B In New Development Headed For Land Around Downtown Dallas' Reunion Tower
Hunt Realty Investments is redoubling its commitment to Downtown Dallas with a $5B redevelopment plan for its more than 20-acre property around Reunion Tower. The firm will build a dozen new high-rises encompassing 5M SF, The Dallas Morning News reports. The project could include as many as 3,000 apartments, a convention hotel with up to 1,000 rooms, 150K SF of retail and up to 2M SF of offices surrounding a 3-to-4-acre park.

What Affordable Housing in Dallas Can I Get at National Average Rent?
Dallas Observer - RentCafe
Many Dallas residents are feeling the pinch in terms of housing. The rent is too damn high, and the square footage is too damn low. Folks living close to the city's urban center can generally expect to see less bang for their buck, sad to say. RentCafe breaks down what a Dallas renter can get with $1,700, around the national average rent. RentCafe examined 75 Dallas ZIP codes and found that 46 of them provide more space for $1,700 when compared with the national average of roughly 950 square feet.

Please find the original report written by RentCafe linked here.

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John Brusniak

John Brusniak is the dean of Texas property tax litigation.  He was licensed to practice law in 1976,   His early career involved general litigation and appellate work in both the federal and state courts until he was handed his first property tax matter.  It arose prior to the implementatio...


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