Allegheny County Controller Corey O’Connor will conclude a series of information sessions on property owners’ rights in the County’s property assessment and appeals process in Penn Hills on Tuesday, South Fayette on Thursday, and Brentwood on Oct. 18. O’Connor is partnering with Pittsburgh Community Reinvestment Group (PCRG), a coalition of local community-based organizations focused on housing fairness and equity, and the Realtors Association of Metropolitan Pittsburgh on the sessions.
“Legal proceedings and media attention around the property assessment process has led to questions from many residents about what their rights are and how to navigate the appeals process when necessary. I am pleased to be able to use the resources of my office to provide information to residents and to make sure our County government is working effectively for them,” O’Connor said.
The remaining schedule is as follows:
- Tuesday, Oct. 11 – Penn Hills Library, 1037 Stotler Road 15235
- Thursday, Oct. 13 – South Fayette Library, 515 Millers Run Road 15064
- Tuesday, Oct. 18 – Brentwood Civic Center, 118 Park Dr. 15227
O’Connor said that legal professionals experienced in assessment issues as well as experts from the partner organizations will be present at the sessions, which include a demonstration of the Property Tax Estimate Worksheet developed by the Controller’s office. Further sessions may be scheduled based on developments in the litigation surrounding the assessment process. Information provided should not be construed as legal advice.