Property tax bills anger Cook County homeowners
It's sticker shock in the mail. Tax bills went out to Cook County homeowners this week and the big jump in the amount due to many homeowners has some wondering if they can keep their house. CBS 2?s Dana Kozlov takes a look at how the dramatic jump in property tax bills is affecting people and what you can do about it. According to the Cook County Clerk's office, tax rates are up for schools, park districts, municipalities and other government bodies. Some of those tax levies have made double-digit increases in tax rates.