Mello-Roos: The Tax You Choose
How Much Do You Pay?
Homeowners want to know why their kids can't attend a new K-8 school in their neighborhood.
Find out why only some kids in the Poway Unified School District can't attend a new K-8 school in their neighborhood.
The Poway Unified School District sold the water tower site for $7.38 million to San Diego-based AmeriCare Health and Retirement Inc.
The fate of the "water tower" site might finally be decided by the Poway Unified School District.
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An inewsource probe uncovered a trail of contradictions about how the district obtained property in Rancho Bernardo and why it’s using Mello-Roos taxes to try and sell it.
Homeowners who pay Mello-Roos property taxes will soon be able to double-check they're paying the correct amount.
Parents who pay extra property taxes called Mello-Roos question whether they are getting the new schools they thought they were paying for.
The Poway Unified School District spends special property taxes called Mello-Roos on everything from catered lunches, to consultant fees, to a new administration building.
Homeowners who pay Mello-Roos taxes might want to double-check their bills as more mistakes discovered in tax calculations.
Another Mello-Roos mistake in a second tax district raises red flag about the integrity of the special tax system.
An inewsource investigation into Mello-Roos taxes has prompted Councilman Mark Kersey to call for an independent audit into the tax bills of 344 of his constituents.
How can one person, sometimes a developer, can be the sole voter deciding on new taxes? inewsource investigates.
An inewsource investigation has prompted the city of San Diego to review property tax bills for hundreds of homeowners.
One in 10 San Diego property owners pays an extra property tax ranging between $35 and $8,700 a year. Find out if you're one of them.
Some San Diego homeowners are willing to pay hundreds of dollars extra in property taxes every month for newer and better-equipped public schools.
Poway’s superintendent, John Collins, talks about Poway Unified’s use of Mello-Roos fees to build new, top-flight schools.
In California, school districts borrow from one account to pay back another while they wait for payments the state is obligated to provide.