Seeking Equity in Property Assessment, Appraisal & Valuation
On April 13, 2023, the Assessor's Office in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's Midwest Regional Office, hosted an event for Fair Housing Month. This event brought together leaders in the field of housing, academia, research, and local government on a collective mission on how we can further address inequities in American homeownership.
Property tax exemptions are savings that contribute to lowering a homeowner’s property tax bill. The most common is the Homeowner Exemption, which saves a Cook County property owner an average of $950 dollars each year. Applications are due Friday, August 4, 2023.