Where flawed addresses expose property owners to foreclosure threat
faulty owner mailing addresses. That's 393 of 1,816 properties researched by The Post.
tax liens with flawed addresses were sold.
Areas with the most faulty owner addresses
Deanwood, Burrville, Grant Park, Lincoln Heights, Fairmont Heights
Congress Heights, Bellevue, Washington Highlands
Capitol View, Marshall Heights, Benning Heights
Flawed owner addresses in 2013 tax lien auction
- Commercial and other
- Sold at the auction
NOTE: Investors who buy tax liens can seek to seize the property and owner equity after a six-month waiting period. SOURCE: Post analysis of data from D.C. Office of Tax and Revenue. GRAPHIC: Ted Mellnik, Emily Chow, Laris Karklis, Scott Clement, Peyton Craighill and Steven Rich — Washington Post.