loveland http://michiganradio.org en "A modest proposal" for Detroit's property tax collection woes http://michiganradio.org/post/modest-proposal-detroits-property-tax-collection-woes <p>A Detroit-based technology firm says it has an elegant solution to&nbsp;the city's&nbsp;property tax-collection woes.</p><p><a href="http://makeloveland.com/">Loveland Technologies</a> has been mapping the city’s tax-foreclosed properties online. And Loveland founder Jerry Paffendorf says they’ve come across some remarkable data along the way, like this: “The city of Detroit is nearly half a billion dollars behind on property tax collection, when you add in penalties and interest.”</p><p> Tue, 19 Mar 2013 12:12:53 +0000 Sarah Cwiek 11754 at http://michiganradio.org "A modest proposal" for Detroit's property tax collection woes Wayne County set to start second round of tax auction http://michiganradio.org/post/wayne-county-set-start-second-round-tax-auction <p>People interested in purchasing tax-foreclosed properties in Wayne County have until Friday to submit deposits.</p><p>The second round of this year&rsquo;s auction starts the following week. The minimum bid for all properties is $500.</p> Sun, 09 Oct 2011 05:00:00 +0000 Sarah Hulett 4498 at http://michiganradio.org Wayne County set to start second round of tax auction