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New York lawmaker readies legislation to level property tax playing field

ALBANY — A Harlem lawmaker wants to change the city’s property tax law to better level the playing field when it comes to buying a home in the Big Apple.

Sen. Brian Benjamin (D-Harlem) is proposing legislation that would make it so that a homebuyer pays property taxes based on the market rate of...

New York State Senator Brian Benjamin during Senate Session at the NY State Capitol, Albany NY. ...