Letter to the Editor: Property tax justice for E-Town

I am asking for property tax justice for Evanston as a “sayer,” and not a “nay-sayer.” I feel compelled to point out the growing and yawning capital disparity between Northwestern University’s $16 billion endowment and the diminutive funds and budget that Evanston squeezes by on, with ever-increasing property taxes resting solely on Evanston residents. This is a gross economic injustice. The increasing property tax burden on Evanston’s citizenry is effectively gentrifying the socio/ethnic diversity, and middle/lower income families right out of our community. As a “sayer,” I am also very grateful to Northwestern University…

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