Meeting on Tuesday aims to help city residents challenge their property reassessments

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Uniting & Healing through Hope continuing to hold meetings to help city residents to challenge their residential property reassessments.

The next meeting is on Tuesday, Feb. 6 at St. Michael’s Church on Clinton Avenue at 7 p.m. Volunteers will help with challenging reassessments. In addition, community and faith leaders will speak out against the reassessments. Here is the schedule:

  • Tuesday, Jan. 16: Ark Of the Covenant Church at 60 Lorimer St. at 7 p.m.
  • Thursday, Jan. 25: Mt. Olivet Baptist Church at 141 Adams St. at 7 p.m.
  • Tuesday, January 30: Antioch Baptist Church at 304 Joseph Ave. at 7 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Feb. 6: St. Michael’s Church at 859 Clinton Ave. at 7 p.m.
  • Thursday, Feb. 8: Prayer House of God by Faith at 270 Cumberland St. at 7 p.m.

As News10NBC has reported, some homeowners have seen home reassessments increase by nearly 100%. Uniting & Healing through Hope is concerned that the reassessments could make the city unaffordable and lead to a real estate collapse. City officials ay the reassessments are based on market value and sales within the neighborhoods.

You can learn to challenge your assessment on the city’s website here.