Sunday, November 1, 2009

Chicago Property Taxes Increase 9.6%; Obama's Property Tax Increases 1.0%

The Chicago Sun-Times reports that property taxes in Chicago have increased an average of 9.6% this year. The property taxes on President Obama's home at 5046 South Greenwood Avenue increased 1.0%. Other Chicago politicians with below average property tax increases include:

* Alexi Giannoulias (Illinois Treasurer): 1.0%
* Richard Daley (Chicago Mayor): 3.5%
* Rahm Emanuel (President Obama's Chief of Staff): 3.7%
* Lisa Madigan (Illinois Attorney General): 4.4%
* Dan Hynes (Illinois Comptroller): 4.9%


1 comment:

  1. Mine went up 39% for the year.Since this is the 2nd installment.It's a 78% increase from 6 months ago.This is so wrong. The alderman in my ward(Burke) his went up 3%.Whats wrong with this.