BoogieDowner wouldn't say this was an unadulterated victory for homeowners. It was adulterated plenty with the rescinding of a 7% property tax cut for the next two years. Six of one, half a dozen of the other...
Not sure when exactly when the checks will reach the homeowners but "There's a slight chance the rebate might get to homeowners by Christmas," said one councilman. "If not, they'll have it in time to pay their holiday credit card bills." [NY Daily News]
[Frank Lombardi and Adam Lisberg, NY Daily News]
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