The following information is provided as a courtesy to any interested and qualifying unit owner wishing to pursue a property tax rebate.
$35-million in parking meter proceeds from a reserve fund was set aside this year to give property owners a property tax rebate. Chicago property owners with yearly household incomes of less than $200,000 are eligible for $50 to $200 grants.
Information on the rebate is available at the city clerks website or by calling 312-742-5375.
The forms for filing for the rebate can be found at:
** Update: In the Apture window that pops open, click the curved arrow in the upper-right of the window to open the form in a separate window.
Homeowners who apply will receive a grant up to $200 based on their income and the size of their property tax increase.
This is a back-handed way of trying to alleviate the burden of the parking meter price increase for in-city residents. Your Guide thinks that the city must be hoping nobody knows about this little benefit since information on this