Tuesday, September 19, 2023

Residential property owners with severe flood damage are eligible for assessment reductions


Chicago – The Cook County Board of Review, the largest assessment appeal board in the US, adjudicating over 400,000 assessment appeals annually has been recognized with an Achievement Award from the National Association of Counties (NACo). The awards honor innovative, effective county government programs that enhance services for residents.

85% of Board of Review appeals from homeowners

April 18 (Chicago)—The Commissioners of the Cook County Board of Review, the highest volume assessment appeals board in the country, closed the 2016 session after adjudicating 422,449 appealed parcels in 208,147 cases (a case can have more than one parcel).  208,147 filed cases were the highest number filed in the history of the Board.   Over 85% of the appeals received were from residential homeowners, highlighting the Commissioners’ dedication to
increasing access and fairness to all Cook County residents.