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allan domb

Party: Democrat
Position: City Council Member at-large
Chair: Housing, Neighborhood Development, and the Homeless
Vice-Chair: Licenses and Inspections
Member: Aging; Appropriations; Commerce and Economic Development; Disabled and Persons with Special Needs; Finance; Ethics; Fiscal Stability and Intergovernmental Cooperation; Global Opportunities and Creative Innovative Economy; Labor and Civil Service; Public Property and Public Works; Technology and Information Services; Transportation and Public Utilities
In office since: 2016
Next Election: 2019
Other occupations: President of the Greater Philadelphia Association of Realtors
Contact Information:
Philadelphia City Hall
Room 316
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Economy and Taxes:

  • Supports collecting delinquent taxes owed to the city from landlords taking profits out of city or paying tax on undervalued properties

  • Introduced legislation to rezone areas of North Broad Street to facilitate future mixed commercial development

  • Sponsored legislation stipulating that recipients of funds for Economic Opportunity Plans (city-sponsored development projects) must submit themselves to increased oversight

  • Sponsored legislation to expand real estate tax exemptions on increased property value resulting from improvements made on residential or commercial buildings

  • Opposes Trans-Pacific Partnership and Dakota Access Pipeline

News and Other Information:

  • Founder of Allan Domb Real Estate and a partner in the Starr Restaurant Organization

  • Promised to donate his city council salary to the Philadelphia Public School System