HISD increases in taxes

Houston School Board Approves 2-Cent Tax Increase
Money Will Help Pay For School Construction, Renovation Projects

— reported by Click2Houston.com

[snip]… the Houston school board unanimously approved a 2-cent property tax increase that will help pay for school construction and renovation projects. The new tax rate will be $1.62 per $100 of property evaluation.

HISD residents will see tax hike
Rate increase likely to be OK’d, but trustee says it won’t be enough for coming year

— reported by the Houston Chronicle

The bill for the owner of the average Houston Independent School District home with a taxable value of $117,740 would be $1,907, or $147 more than last year.

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