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Texas Property Tax Law Updates 3/19/2024

Posted by John Brusniak | Mar 19, 2024 | 0 Comments

Texas' poorest renters face a shortage of 679,000 rental homes they can actually afford
The National Low-Income Housing Coalition's annual report on the nation's affordable housing shortage found that the nearly 907,000 renter households making less than 30% of their area's median income are essentially competing for the roughly 227,000 available rental homes they could actually afford.

Man fighting paying thousands of dollars in someone else's unpaid property taxes for over a year
Robert Stewart had no idea of the tax nightmare that awaited him after he bought a foreclosed home at a Bexar County property auction back in May 2021. He bid $45,000 on the property, which had a much higher assessment value, and thought he was getting a good deal. When Stewart got the tax bill, county documents put him on the hook for more than $35,000 of someone else's unpaid property taxes.

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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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