Tag: Property Taxes

African-Americans and Latinos hit hardest by property tax increases

Although the Chicago Tribune and the Chicago Sun-Times both looked at property tax increases across the city on Tuesday, neither paper mentioned that across Chicago, black and Latino neighborhoods will see the highest percentage hikes in their bills. Four out of the five community areas with the highest percentage increase–West Garfield Park, Fuller Park, Englewood... Read more »

Which communities will face the biggest property tax increases?

Cook County property owners will face steep property tax hikes, according to analysis in the Chicago Sun-Times and the Chicago Tribune. Both newspapers analyzed data from the Cook County Assessor’s office Tuesday to determine which Chicago neighborhoods would have the highest property tax increase as the county phases out a controversial program to cap such... Read more »