Cook County Board Of Review
Residents of three choice Northwest Side neighborhoods have won property tax appeals — of up to nearly 12 percent — after arguing that the value of their homes has taken a nose dive due to new flight patterns at O’Hare International Airport.
Cook County Assessor Joe Berrios had one word Wednesday to describe testimony linking him to allegedly corrupt property tax adjustment deals in a federal bribery trial: “Bull—-.”
It’s sticker shock in the mail. Tax bills went out to Cook County homeowners this week and the big jump in the amount due to many homeowners has some wondering if they can keep their house.
Cook County property owners can now attempt to lower their tax bills online — potentially saving time and hassle for thousands of county residents.
Cook County Chief Judge Timothy Evans has skipped some prominent politicos in making an appointment to the county Board of Tax Review.