If your household income was under $75,000 in 2015, and if the City of Chicago portion of your property tax bill increased this year, you may qualify for a PROPERTY TAX REBATE of up to $200. Seniors who are longtime homeowners may qualify for up to $150 in additional tax relief.
You must apply in person at one of the 26 sites throughout Chicago, including the Albany Park Library, 3401 W. Foster Ave. The hours there are Mondays and Wednesdays 10-5, Tuesdays and Thursdays 12-7, and Fridays and Saturdays from 9-4.
Be sure to bring the following documents with you:
· Second installment 2015 property tax bill (received this summer)
· 2015 Federal Income Tax Return (if you were required to file a 2015 Federal Income Tax Return) or 2015 Social Security Award Letter
· Illinois driver’s license, Illinois state identification card or other local government issued picture identification such as a passport or consulate issued identification
· You may qualify for additional tax relief if you are receiving assistance through the Illinois Benefit Access Program (formerly known as Circuit Breaker), or Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), or LIHEAP, or unemployment insurance or Social Security Disability. If so, bring documentation showing your enrollment in those programs.
APPLY NOW THROUGH DECEMBER 30, 2016.
You will find more details about the program HERE.