File Photo Of Foreclosure Sign (AP Photo)

Government-Sponsored Program Set To Help Struggling Homeowners

Chicago has one of the highest delinquent mortgage rates in the country, and a government-sponsored program is being held in Rosemont Monday for struggling homeowners.

WBBM Newsradio–04/23/2012

"For sale" sign (CBS)

Mysterious Ad Promotes Homeowner-Relief Plan

Somebody is pushing a sweeping plan to give American homeowners low-interest loans over decades. Who’s behind it? CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.


Photo Of A Cook County Property Tax Bill. (Helen Marshall/WBBM Photo)

Property Tax Bills Anger Cook County Homeowners

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.

CBS Chicago–10/05/2011

Romeoville residents Robert and Marcella Jones say too many homes in their neighborhood are for sale or in foreclosure and many owners are just walking away from their mortgages. (Credit: CBS)

Expert: Better Housing Market Requires Changed Attitudes

A real estate expert says homeowners should change their attitudes about the housing market.

WBBM Newsradio–08/01/2011

City Hall

Group Seeking To Ease City’s Zoning Limits

In tough economic times, some Chicago homeowners claim the city stands to pocket tens of millions of dollars a year because of zoning laws the homeowners believe are unfair.

CBS 2–04/14/2011

Bank Of America

Homeowners Protest Bank Of America Over Slow Action

Dozens of Chicago homeowners stormed the Bank of America office downtown Wednesday, complaining that the bank is dragging its feet on their loan modification requests.

CBS Chicago–03/16/2011

Homes (CBS)

Senior Homeowners Must Reapply For Tax Breaks

The Cook County Assessor’s office is mailing out notices to over 300,000 elderly homeowners.

WBBM Newsradio–02/07/2011

Costco Warehouse (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Homeowners Disgruntled Over Tax Break Proposal For Costco

Did you get a break on your property taxes this year? Probably not. But the big box retailer, Costco, could be getting a big break on their property taxes in Chicago. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports that some homeowners are exactly cheering that.


Property Tax Protest

Angry Homeowners Protest Latest Property Tax Bills

Dozens of people are showing up at tax offices across Cook County to protest their latest property tax bills. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.

CBS 2–11/15/2010