NYC Council Member Andy King will host an information session about the city’s upcoming tax lien sale on Thursday, May 4, at at the Williamsbridge NAACP Early Childhood Educational Center, 680 East 219th St., Bronx. The workshop will be conducted by representatives of the New York City Department of Finance, Environmental Protection, and Housing Preservation and Development, who will meet with property owners faced with a lien sale. Properties appearing on the tax lien sale list may be there because of overdue property tax, water or sewer charges. After a certain time, the city sells the tax liens. There are 883 properties within the boundaries of Council Member King’s 12th District on the 2017 lien-sale list, according to the latest information from the city Department of Finance.
The last day for property owners on the tax lien sale list to pay their debt or enter into a payment agreement is on .
Anyone unable to attend the information session should call 311 and state that they have a tax lien problem. The call will be transferred directly to the Department of Finance. Bills can also be paid by visiting the Bronx Business Center, 3030 Third Ave., 2nd Floor.