A state law to abate taxes on property destroyed in disasters was written to help victims of this 2012 tornado in the Oaklawn area just southeast of the Wichita city limits. But only two of the 145 families whose homes were destroyed or seriously damaged actually got any money from it.
A state law to abate taxes on property destroyed in disasters was written to help victims of this 2012 tornado in the Oaklawn area just southeast of the Wichita city limits. But only two of the 145 families whose homes were destroyed or seriously damaged actually got any money from it. Mike Hutmacher Wichita Eagle file photo
A state law to abate taxes on property destroyed in disasters was written to help victims of this 2012 tornado in the Oaklawn area just southeast of the Wichita city limits. But only two of the 145 families whose homes were destroyed or seriously damaged actually got any money from it. Mike Hutmacher Wichita Eagle file photo

This law was meant to help tornado victims. Now it benefits landlords.

April 25, 2018 09:06 PM