Property tax abatements now available for spouses of fallen police officers, soldiers, and rescue workers

New program offers up to 100% abatement on property taxes to surviving spouses By Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. (January 28, 2020) – Cook County Residents are now eligible to apply for the Surviving Spouse Tax Abatement, which allows spouses of a fallen police officer, soldier, or rescue worker to receive up to a 100% abatement … Read more

Property tax assessment appeal seminar to be held at Lansing Public Library

Monday, January 6, 2020, 6:00pm information provided by the Cook County Board of Review LANSING, Ill. (December 22, 2019) – Cook County Board of Review Commissioner Dan Patlak will be holding a property tax assessment appeal seminar at the Lansing Public Library for taxpayers seeking to appeal their 2019 property tax assessments. Thornton Township is … Read more

District 215 receives Property Tax Relief Grant

information provided by District 215 LANSING, Ill. (September 21, 2019) – The historic school funding reform law passed in 2018 included a Property Tax Relief Grant that provided additional dollars in new state funds to provide property tax relief to communities of school districts that need it the most. This was the first time in … Read more

IHDA announces additional $2,500 closing cost grant to be used with existing programs

First-time and repeat homeowners can now receive up to $12,500 in assistance to purchase a home in Illinois CHICAGO, Ill. (August 15, 2019) – The Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA) has launched a new, limited-time grant to help homebuyers across Illinois afford their closing costs. Through the new Advantage Subsidy program, IHDA will give eligible … Read more