Texas Division of Licensing and Regulation dropped complaints in opposition to Chandler Crouch, a Fort Value Realtor who helps Tarrant County householders protest their property tax value determinations.
The letter got here the day earlier than the Tarrant Appraisal District board is ready to satisfy. On the agenda is the company’s dealing with of the complaints in opposition to Crouch and the potential dismissal of Chief Appraiser Jeff Regulation.
The investigation was the results of complaints filed by a Tarrant Appraisal District worker Randy Armstrong, director of residential value determinations. Regulation has recognized concerning the complaints and their origin since late final 12 months.
Within the Texas Division of Licensing and Regulation’s letter to Crouch dated Aug. 11, the licensing entity mentioned there was inadequate proof to ascertain violations of legislation or administrative guidelines.
“It proves TAD management is both extremely biased in opposition to anybody that turns into efficient at protesting or they’re so incompetent that they do not know the tax code to acknowledge what a violation seems like,” Crouch mentioned of the letter. “Both means, I do not need them answerable for valuing my home.”
Armstrong wrote in his unique grievance that Crouch “information hundreds of protests yearly that he can not probably responsibly and correctly characterize.” Within the grievance, Armstrong invoked his place at TAD.
Crouch was notified of the complaints in November at which level he reached out to Regulation.
The matter was not publicly mentioned till months later, after Crouch’s legal professional Frank Hill despatched a number of letters to the Tarrant Appraisal District board, asking the company to separate itself from the complaints.
A whole lot braved the triple-digit warmth to point out assist for Crouch throughout a June 30 particular board assembly. As a result of the assembly room may solely match 14 folks, many have been pressured to attend exterior, amplifying requires transparency on the company.
The assembly with happen at 10 am Friday at 2500 Handley-Ederville Street.