Dramatic rise in property taxes for Cook County, Chicago’s North Side

Juliana Tornabene, Marcella Raymond  |  July 11, 2019

“Cook County Assessor Fritz Kaegi said the change in the property tax bills is because the system was broken before he came into office. … Attila and Candice Farberg have lived in their Wilmette home since 1984. They have seen their property taxes modestly go up 2% to 3% to 6% over the years. They’ve even gotten refunds. But they told WGN News it has never been like this. ‘The word legalized robbery comes to mind,’ Attila Farberg said.”

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