Thursday, March 4, 2010
Del Mar homeowners Jerzy and Jolanta Lewak tell KPBS why they voted for Prop 13. The Lewaks are among the 8 percent of homeowners in San Diego County who have owned their homes since the proposition passed in 1978.
Prop 13 rolled back property taxes, capped them at 1 percent of the purchase price, and limited yearly increases to 2 percent.
In a companion report, we profile Bill and Nancy Bamberger, who voted against Prop 13.
KPBS is examining the legacy of Prop 13 in a series of radio, TV, and web reports leading up to a half hour documentary that airs Monday, March 29, 2010, at 9 p.m. on KPBS television.