SO MAYBE they're not complete and total deadbeats, after all.
In the aftermath of the April 9 fire that destroyed the Thomas W. Buck Hosiery building and killed two firefighters, Nutter administration officials released a stream of financial information about Michael, Yechiel and Nahman Lichtenstein, the owners of the Kensington warehouse.
The Brooklyn-based relatives owned 31 properties in Philly, the administration said, and owed the city $385,665 in unpaid real-estate taxes.
They were perpetual tax cheats, it seemed. That image softened a bit Thursday as city officials explained that the Lichtensteins had paid off the debts or entered payment plans on 19 of the properties, and owed a nominal amount on four others. The city noted that the Lichtensteins haven't entered into payment plans for $5,163 that they owe on four other properties.