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Chicago property taxes

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Gov. Bruce Rauner hailed the measure as a compromise that will fund Illinois' schools fairly.

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Now tax scavengers can pounce on homeowners past due on their bills in just 90 days.   

Downtown »

Ald. Michele Smith wondered why applicants can't use "this thing called the internet" to apply.

Jefferson Park »

Lawmakers want to end financial incentives that they say contribute to neighborhood blight.

South Shore »

Mayor Rahm Emanuel defends property tax hike as "what's right."

Downtown »

The Emanuel administration estimated the average rebate would be worth $150.

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The final proposal added extra appeals in cases of "extraordinary hardship" in paying property taxes.

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Aldermen seek to find some way to protect renters from having a massive tax increase passed on to them.

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The measure would also allow $100 to all seniors who saw their property-tax bills spike.

Lincoln Park »

"If you're 'living like a local,' there aren't going to be any locals there," Ald. Michele Smith said.

The Loop »

The hike will most likely be seen in bills due Aug. 1, officials said.

Downtown »

Ald. Carlos Ramirez-Rosa wants to reward landlords who don't pass the property-tax hike on to tenants.

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Moreno said the city could cover the cost by charging people based on how much garbage they throw out.

Downtown »

One alderman called city leaders "bullies" for adding taxes instead of cutting their own pay.

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Mayor Rahm Emanuel emphasized that $544 million would be for police and firefighter pension payments.