Home Foreclosure (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Bill On Governor’s Desk Would Hasten Foreclosures

A bill making foreclosures quicker and easier for banks is on Gov. Pat Quinn’s desk. Critics say it will give homeowners less opportunities to save their properties.


File Photo Of Foreclosure Sign (AP Photo)

Experts: Drop In Foreclosures Doesn’t Tell Whole Story

Foreclosures are at the lowest level since 2006, but that doesn’t really tell the story.

WBBM Newsradio–06/16/2011

File Photo Of Foreclosure Sign (AP Photo)

300 Homeowners Attend Mortgage Relief Project

An estimated 300 people turned out for an event on the South Side on Saturday for some free advice on how to stave off foreclosure on their homes.

CBS Chicago–04/09/2011

Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel

Emanuel: Foreclosure Crisis Is Far From Over

Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel says Chicago remains in a foreclosure crisis.

WBBM Newsradio–03/25/2011

Home Foreclosure (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Illinois Beats Michigan…In Foreclosures

The Land of Lincoln surpassed Michigan in property foreclosures, tallying 151,304 filings to Michigan’s 135,874.


File Photo Of Foreclosure Sign (AP Photo)

Foreclosures Kept Rising In 2010

The new year doesn’t offer much hope of an end to the foreclosure crisis.

WBBM Newsradio–01/03/2011

File Photo Of Foreclosure Sign (AP Photo)

Illinois Foreclosures Fall 24 Percent In November

CHICAGO (AP) – Illinois home foreclosure activity fell almost 24 percent in November compared to the previous month. A report released Thursday by Irvine, Calif.-based RealtyTrac shows Illinois with 12,941 foreclosure filings last month. Filings […]


Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart

Dart’s Office To Resume Foreclosure Evictions

Cook County Sheriff Tom dart has ended a month-long moratorium on foreclosure evictions, even though a probe by his office revealed “a pattern of irregularities that may rise to criminal conduct.”

CBS Chicago–11/19/2010

Housing (File photo)

Foreclosures Still Plague Illinois Housing Market

The latest home foreclosure figures show that Illinoisans are doing better than they did a year ago, but, still aren’t out of the housing mess.


File Photo Of Foreclosure Sign (AP Photo)

Foreclosures Up 35 Percent In Chicago

New data suggest the Chicago suburbs are heading for more empty homes as a consequence of the foreclosure crisis.

CBS Chicago–10/28/2010

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart

Dart Suspending Foreclosure Evictions By Major Banks

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart announced Tuesday that he is suspending evictions stemming from foreclosures filed by banks that admitted to “questionable and illegal practices.”


Congressional hearing held in Chicago over mishandled foreclosures

Hearing Held To Address Mishandled Foreclosures

Three large banks have halted thousands of foreclosures after bank officials admitted the paperwork may have been flawed. Chicago was the site of one of the first congressional hearings looking into what happened.

CBS 2–10/04/2010