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Property Taxes Liquidating Homes

Who is taking a hammering with property taxes in Kane and Will Counties? How did one home’s property taxes go up 333% in only 12 years? Dan and Amy discuss the latest property tax reports from Kane and Will Counties.  

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Equity Has No Home Here

Why are the property taxes in North Cook County at least double and some nearly three times the national average? Do people not want to confront their high property tax bills affecting their home value? Think there’s nothing you can do about it? What about your municipal elections in April? Dan and Amy discuss the latest regional property tax report in North Cook county.

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Where Is The Accountability In CPS' Sex Abuse Scandal?

Since 2008, police have investigated more than 500 reports that children have been sexually assaulted or abused inside Chicago Public Schools. Where is the outrage? Where are the calls for school and city leaders to be held accountable? On this edition of Illinois Rising, Dan Proft and Brian Timpone hear from state Rep. Joe Sosnowski, R-Rockford and member of the House education committee, about what was and wasn't accomplished during hearings on the CPS sex abuse scandal. Proft and Timpone also discuss the increasing costs to taxpayers for former President Barack Obama's presidential center in Chicago. And they broke down how more and more Illinois counties are seeing underwater mortgages become a norm.

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Revolt Or Bolt? Chicago Home Values And Property Taxes

Dan & Amy discuss the latest exclusive regional report on Illinois property taxes. The region examined this time: Chicago's West Side. Dan & Amy looked at Chicago's South Side last week.

View previous regional reports here:

North Shore

Lake County

DuPage County

South Suburban Cook

McHenry County

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Latest Regional Analysis Of IL Property Taxes: McHenry County

Dan & Amy look at McHenry County in the latest exclusive regional analysis of property taxes produced by Proft's Local Government Information Services as reported in community newspapers throughout Illinois. Read the full analysis here.

In McHenry County, teacher pay spikes while home values plummet

When she paid $233,000 for a blue-grey four-bedroom with red shutters at 640 Krenz Ave. on the south side of Cary, Victoria Green didn’t know someone else had been secretly borrowing against her house.

Not officially. But literally.

It was Nov. 2004. Cary School District 26, which includes the 600 block of Krenz Ave., was in a predicament.

It had just agreed to give its teachers, already the highest-paid in McHenry County, a massive pay increase. But it didn’t have the money. It was running out of cash.

Something had to give.

Read the full analysis in the McHenry Times

Previous regional reports can be viewed here:

North Shore

Lake County

DuPage County

South Suburban Cook
 

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