Benton Rest Home - 504 Benton

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Benton Rest Home - 504 Benton - TAXREUEFFORWAR HOUSING PROPERTY Owners of Block...
TAXREUEFFORWAR HOUSING PROPERTY Owners of Block at 25th and Brooklyn Had Asked It Be Taken Off Roils. FEW UNITS ARE RENTED As They Are Vacated They Are Being Sold and Removed. An attempt to have a World War II temporary housing project taken off the tax books failed yesterday, but the Jackson County board of equalization granted a two- thirds reduction in the assessed assessed valuation. The improvements on a tract bounded by Twenty-fifth, Twenty-sixth, Brooklyn and Euclid were described by Terence Terence M. O’Brien, attorney for the owners, as valueless. He said that 13 units still are occupied occupied but that every effort is being made to clear the land as quickly as possible. Maintenance Causes lyoss. “We get $600 a month rent,” O’Brien said, “and are going in the hole because of maintenance.” O'Brien said that the units «re being auctioned as they become vacant, for $10 to $200 each. Noting (hat most of the units were still on the site January 1, the board reduced the assessed valuation of the improvements from $75,000 to $25,000. .The land valuation was left at $11,260 for a total of $36,260 for tax purposes. The property is owned by the National Land company and Brooklyn Housing company. company. O’Brien said many of the tenants moved out last pummer, and the empty units were heavily damaged by van dais then and in December. Some Skipped Rent. O'Brien said the owners last year carried many of the tenants tenants for weeks during the construction construction strike, and many moved without paying the back rent. Other real estate reductions Included: V. Dan Perrenoud. 12820 Seventh, Grandview, $23,180 to $18,000; R. L McConnell, 4804 Greenway drive, S4.180 to $3,500; Logan Hor- ndge, 1910 Kansas, $1,420 to $920; Clarence G. Orr, 2515 Troost, $3,790 to $2,500; Dewey Marks. 3616 Troost, $11,840 to $9,840, and the C. & B. Investment company, 2214 .McGee trafficway, $6,000 to $4,800, Ninety-eighth and Parkwood Parkwood road, $5,930 to $3,000 and One Hundred Eleventh and U. S. 71, $21,810 to $2,670, not improved as planned. Adjustments in merchants and manufacturers and tangible tangible personal property valuations valuations included: A played Wars at tional in estimated scrapbooks the how .supported T h e Weatherproof Products corporation, 9526 Elmwood, $100,000 $100,000 to $67,680; Benton Rest home, 504 Benton boulevard, $2,500 to $850; Ricardo apartments, 5037 Lydia, $7,000 to $500; Patterson Chemical company, 1400 Union, $42,000 to $38.500; Dr. John Sheldon, a physician, $500 to $100; Lindsay Ripe Olive company, $15,- OOO to $4.490; Ma.sury-Young company, company, $25,000 to $16,040. and recreation and other V. F. several gram the Mark of the The followt,J V. F. staff read submitted, on

Clipped from The Kansas City Times21 Jul 1961, FriPage 4

The Kansas City Times (Kansas City, Missouri)21 Jul 1961, FriPage 4
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