Featured Abatement Articles on CivicParent:

Putting Tax Subsidy into Civic Perspective

Updated for Estimated Market Value: Mapping Jersey City’s Abatements by Project Type and Ward (Mar 2018)

Mapping Jersey City’s Abatements by Project Type and Ward (Apr 2017)

Op-Ed Follow-Up: Get the Facts & Figures About Abatements & Public School Funding in Jersey City (May 2017)

Fulop Era Abatements Approved from 2013 to 2016 (Jul 2017)

Abatements & Public Schools:

The Growing Cost of Jersey City's Flawed Abatement Policy

What Does 1.88 Students Look Like? (Mar 2014)

Jersey City, We Have A Problem. (May 2014)

Jersey City PILOTs Rob Funding from the School System (Nov 2015)

Abatements 101 - 501: The Civic Parent Series

Written from 2014 to 2017 & Focused on Jersey City's Abatement Policy & Implementation

Tax Abatements 101: A Basic Overview (Jan 2014)

Tax Abatements 201: Abatement Impact on Conventional Taxpayers (February 2014)

Tax Abatements 301: Two Sides of the Same PILOT (Feb 2014)

Tax Abatements 401: The Transparency Issue (March 2014)

Abatements 501: A Critique of Mayor Fulop’s “Buy Up” Abatement Policy (Apr 2014)

Tax Abatements 601: Brighter Sunshine Mandated for NJ Abatements (Sep 2015)