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Chicago Tax Increment Financing

Matt Sledge

Chicago To Give Aggressive Hospital Debt Collector Millions

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 05.10.2012 | Chicago

Under an agreement approved by the City Council last year, Chicago is set to hand over $6 million in tax increment financing to Accretive Health, the ...

Renewed Call for a TIF Moratorium

David Orr | Posted 06.08.2011 | Chicago
David Orr

For too long, TIFs were used as corporate subsidies. We have far too much at stake in our city to allow TIF money to be poorly used or misused.

Eternal Sunshine of Chicago's Mind: TIFs Need to be Brought Into the Light

Esther J. Cepeda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Esther J. Cepeda

TIF districts make eyes glaze over because they're difficult to understand, difficult to track, and it takes decades to see the results of bad governance, perfect conditions for pulling the wool over citizens.