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James Houlihan

Daley Blames Houlihan For Rising Property Tax

Chicago Tribune | Bob Secter and Hal Dardick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Mayor Richard Daley on Tuesday tried to offer up a scapegoat for the puzzle of why property tax bills are soaring as home values are plummeting: Cook ...

Cook County Assessor James Houlihan Not Seeking Re-election

Chicago Tribune | Hal Dardick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Cook County Assessor James Houlihan announced today that he won't seek re-election next year....

Assessor James Houlihan Not Running For Cook County Board President

Chicago Sun-Times | Abdon M. Pallasch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Cook County Assessor James Houlihan said Thursday he will not be a candidate for Cook County Board President....

A Cook in Congress

Shawn Healy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Shawn Healy

Todd Stroger intends to seek reelection, but it's hard to see him weathering an ultra-competitive primary with such shaky credentials.

Dorothy Brown Enters Race For Cook County Board President

Huffington Post | Tim Taliaferro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The race for the Cook County Board Presidency just got a little more crowded. Cook County Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown announced Friday that she...

Assessor Looks To Cut Home Valuations As Sale Prices Drop

Chicago Sun-Times | Mark J. Konkol | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Thanks to the real estate market crash, your house is probably being taxed at a higher level than it's worth. Cook County Assessor James Houlihan say...

Daley Rips Property Tax Plan

Chicago Sun-Times | Fran Spielman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Mayor Daley today denounced as a "political stunt" Assessor Jim Houlihan's plan to siphon money away from Chicago's tax-increment-financing (TIF) dist...

Property Tax Emergency Fund To Be Created

Chicago Tribune | Hal Dardick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

After many Cook County residents early this month were hit with soaring tax bills in this troubled economy, Assessor James Houlihan today is planning ...

Why Property Taxes Rise Even As Home Values Plunge

Chicago Reader | Ben Joravsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A few hours after my property tax bill arrived in the mail last week, I took the dog for a walk and bumped into a neighbor. "My taxes went up again," ...

Daley To Call For Property Tax Relief

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

With many city homeowners complaining about their new, higher property tax bills, Mayor Richard Daley will try to get out in front of the issue today ...

Loyola University, Franciscan Development May Lose Tax Break

Crain's Chicago Business | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A high-end Gold Coast retirement tower developed the Franciscan Sisters religious order on land leased from Loyola University Chicago may lose its pro...

Constitutional Convention Gaining Momentum

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The push for an Illinois constitutional convention picked up steam Tuesday with news that Cook County Assessor James Houlihan is supporting the Nov. 4...