Neil Budde

Neil Budde

CEO

Put our AVI map on your site

Neighborhood associations and civic groups can help their members understand how properties in their area are being affected by AVI by including the AxisPhilly map of property tax changes on any site. And the map can be tailored to your section of the city, so residents see other nearby house values. It’s easy to embed […]

Lobbyist spending dips slightly in second quarter

Organizations and lobbyists spent $650,204 in the second quarter to try to influence legislation and regulations in Philadelphia, according to the latest filings with the City of Philadelphia Board of Ethics as compiled by PPIIN’s Lobbying.ph application. That is an 11% decline vs. the $730,193 spent in the first quarter.

Map of the week: Community Investment Index map from DVRPC

A hat tip to Next American City, which reported on the new Community Investment Index map from the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission. Ryan Briggs describes it as “a free, online mapping program designed to make tracking the flow of government and non-profit dollars throughout the region much easier.” DVRPC notes: “Community Investment Index maps […]

Map of the week: The $150,000 home

The map shows 168 homes that sold for exactly $150,000 between January 2011 and June 2012. Because of the disparity in the assessed value of these homes, the taxes this year (before AVI is implemented) will range from $473 to $2,870. The average tax is $1,731.

Map of the week: Is your neighborhood stable?

The past five years have brought a lot of change to some Philadelphia neighborhoods. One measure of that change is the level of home sales in a neighborhood. To get a sense of what areas are changing the most, we decided to map the city based on the percentage of residential properties that have sold […]

City Council presentation on possible impact of AVI

  This presentation was made to City Council in April to provide an overview of the potential impact of AVI on different neighborhoods and council districts. At the time, it seemed likely that the millage rate would be set around 1.25%, so this analysis is based on that tax rate. Since then, many have said […]