Despite outreach efforts, a benevolent fund established by the Willie Wilson Foundation and a partnership with the not-for-profit Westside Justice Center, which provides legal services for low-income people, too many taxpayers are still prey for tax buyers. Clerk here to read more. (Link courtesy of Chicago Sun-Times.)
The article fails to mention other options for property owners to fight tax buyer and potentially prevent the loss of their homes for unpaid taxes. In addition, in cases where a property owned does lose their property to a tax deed, they may qualify for relief from the Indemnity Fund. For more information about the Indemnity Fund, click here.