Families Plan To Leave Chicago After Major Property Tax Increases

‘Everyone has a tax breaking point. Many families in Chicago have reached theirs.

These new taxes are largely going to government employee pensions.”

(From CBS Chicago)

They had hoped to stay until they were hit with their recent Cook County property tax bill that may force them out.

“Overall for the year it increased by 60%,” she said. “We are now paying almost $21,000 — $20,200.”