Gov. Pritzker signs bill to create Property Tax Relief Task Force

information provided by the Office of the Governor SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (August 7, 2019) – With the goal of convening lawmakers to discuss their policy ideas to reduce local reliance on property taxes, Governor JB Pritzker signed a new law last week creating the Property Tax Relief Task Force. “This bipartisan, bicameral property tax task force … Read more

Illinois Housing Development Authority announces application deadline for “Hardest Hit” program

Homeowners have until April 30 to apply for $35,000 in mortgage payment assistance Information provided by Illinois Housing Development Authority CHICAGO, Ill. (April 24, 2019) – The Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA) is announcing the wind down of the Illinois Hardest Hit program, a federally funded initiative that helps those facing foreclosure to stay in … Read more

Commercial Property Tax Reform Bill SB 1379 passes Illinois Senate

Next step: House Revenue Committee information provided by the Cook County Assessor Chicago, Ill. (April 17, 2019) – Cook County Assessor Fritz Kaegi announced on April 4 that SB 1379, the Data Modernization Bill, led by Senator Toi Hutchinson (D-40), passed the Illinois Senate in a bi-partisan vote of 36-16-1. The Data Modernization Bill is … Read more

Renewal applications mailed for Disabled Veterans and Disabled Persons Exemptions

Application deadline is March 6 information provided by the Cook County Assessors Office CHICAGO, Ill. (February 2019) – Cook County Assessor Fritz Kaegi announced that his office has mailed thousands of renewal applications for the Disabled Persons and Disabled Veterans Exemptions. These two exemptions were designed to provide additional property tax relief to veterans with … Read more