2019 City Council At-Large Candidate

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Allan Domb

Party: Democrat
Other occupations: President of the Greater Philadelphia Association of Realtors; Founder and CEO of Allan Domb Real Estate (current); Partner of Starr Restaurant Organization (current)
Websites:
Campaign Website
Philly Progressives Profile
Candidate questionnaire: Not completed
Contact information:
info@votedomb.com
267-587-6217
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Bio
Domb has been a Philadelphia resident for more than 40 years, and created the largest luxury real estate company in the city in that time. His company currently owns several hundred million dollars worth of condos, earning him the nickname the “condo king,” and he holds interests in dozens of other businesses. Domb began his first term in 2016 and is now running for a second term.

Positions

This candidate has declined to answer a candidate questionnaire.

Governance and ethics

  • Promoted legislation to conduct third-party audits of City government annually (source)

Education

  • Supports the current system of local control of the School District (source)

  • Supports implementing financial literacy training in school curriculums (source)

  • Supports programs to teach information technology skills to youth (source)

Economy

  • Supports prioritizing collecting back-taxes that are already owed to the City (source)

  • Generally opposes implementing new taxes in favor of increasing collection rates for existing taxes (source)

  • Sponsored legislation to create periodic reviews of the City’s existing tax incentives (source)

  • Voted against a 0.1% increase to the real estate transfer tax that would help fund the City’s Basic Systems Repair Program (source)

  • Opposed Mayor Kenney’s plan to increase the City’s real estate tax by 6% and increase the real estate transfer tax (source)

  • Voted against creating a 1% tax on new construction to fund the Housing Trust Fund, instead proposing to reduce the tax abatement (source)