I. Daneek Miller, a councilman who represents Southeast Queens, where black residents have a high homeowner rate, said the property tax system made it difficult for black people to accumulate generational wealth.

“It’s about building wealth through homeownership,” he said. “If this proposal doesn’t come together, we won’t be able to hold on.”

New York Times: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/31/nyregion/property-tax-reform-nyc.html