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Property taxes are on the rise in many parts of the city, and homeowners will soon get specifics on those hikes in the mail. See ward-by-ward changes for single-family homes across Chicago.

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Fritz Kaegi appears on “Chicago Tonight” on June 26, 2019.

Cook County property owners will soon be getting new property tax bills, and depending on where you live, you may see a steep increase. Cook County Assessor Frank Kaegi shares his road map.

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Gov. J.B. Pritzker answers questions about the Chicago casino – specifically, where he thinks it should be built – during a media appearance Tuesday, June 4, 2019. (WTTW News)

Chicago is getting a massive casino that could rival Las Vegas operations in size and scope. But where will it go? Gov. J.B. Pritzker isn’t offering a site, but an opinion: not downtown.

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Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas offers some last-minute tips ahead of the annual tax sale.

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Fritz Kaegi appears on “Chicago Tonight” on March 12, 2019.

He’s promised big ethics changes and is now pushing to streamline the assessment system and change the rules for some property owners. We sit down with Cook County Assessor Fritz Kaegi.

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Fritz Kaegi appears on “Chicago Tonight” on Jan. 3, 2019.

The new Cook County assessor has vowed to bring fairness, transparency, ethics and modernization to the office. Fritz Kaegi joins us to discuss his 100-day plan and more.

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Chicago voters overwhelmingly favor lifting the state’s ban on rent control, but is it really the way to more affordable housing?

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New data shows Chicago residents feel either immensely optimistic or pessimistic about the city based on factors like neighborhood, race and age. We take a closer look with the authors of the poll.

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An alderman is raising the alarm on the skyrocketing cost of natural gas prices in the city. 

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Chicago is still the second city when it comes to foreclosures, but at the other end of the real estate spectrum, luxury property sales are booming.

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Some North Side homeowners say the Cook County Assessor over-valued their property. Will other Chicago homes see a hike in their assessments?

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Thomas Jaconetty speaks Thursday at a hearing.

After a highly critical independent report finds Cook County property taxes punish the poor, officials from the assessor’s office are put in the hot seat.

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Considering homeownership? How to decide if it’s the right time to buy—and how to avoid common mistakes. A discussion with real estate and personal finance author Ilyce Glink.

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Powerful Chicago Ald. Ed Burke is under fire once again for an alleged conflict-of-interest violation involving two downtown buildings.

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Should Chicago follow the lead of New York City, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. to enact rent control? We hear from both sides of the debate.

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If you’re looking to buy an affordable home near public transit, highly rated schools and other neighborhood perks – one real estate website says look no further than Chicago.

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