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Illinois Foreclosures

16 Percent Of Illinois Homes Sold In 3rd Quarter Were Foreclosures

AP | Posted 03.27.2012 | Chicago

Illinois Foreclosures: 16 Percent Of Homes Sold In 3rd Quarter Were Foreclosures

Illinois Foreclosure Activity Up, Mortgage Aid Program Launches

Posted 11.15.2011 | Chicago

The number of mortgage default notices issued in Illinois in August increased drastically -- 25 percent -- statewide over the previous month, the high...

Chicago Has Most Foreclosed Homes Of Any City In America

Chicago News Cooperative | Posted 09.07.2011 | Chicago

Although it never shared the notoriety of Miami, Los Angeles and Phoenix during America's foreclosure crisis, the Chicago area now has the nation's la...

New Foreclosure Law Gives Soldiers A Reprieve

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The state of Illinois has faced an especially grim foreclosure picture in the last several years, and the outlook is likely to get bleaker in the firs...

HOUSING NIGHTMARES: Cities With Highest Foreclosure Rates In The Nation

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

LOS ANGELES (BY ALEX VEIGA, AP) -- ; The foreclosure crisis intensified across a majority of large U.S. metropolitan areas this summer, with Chicago a...

100-Year-Old Woman Facing Foreclosure: State Tells Aunt Aggie's Niece To BACK OFF

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A few months back, thousands of people rallied around a 100-year-old Will County woman who was facing foreclosure. Agnes Albinger, or "Aunt Aggie" h...

Illinois Lawmakers Reconsider Foreclosures Bill That Would Keep Counties From Collecting Fees

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Illinois lawmakers are reconsidering a bill that would prevent local governments from collecting fees during home foreclosures. The bill passed the H...

Illinois Foreclosures Jump: Filings Up 38 Percent From 2009

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The number of homes hit with foreclosure filings in Illinois spiked 38.3 percent in April from a year earlier and 32.9 percent from March, according t...

'Aunt Aggie' Faces Foreclosure: 100-Year-Old Woman Raised 40 Foster Kids On Her Monee Farm

Chicago Tribune | Colleen Mastony, Tribune Reporter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Let the bankers come with their foreclosure notices. Invite the building inspectors, too. At 100 years old, Agnes Albinger has lived on her 70-acre pa...

Illinois Foreclosures Rank Third Nationally

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Not only is the housing crisis far from over, in Illinois it may be getting worse. Foreclosure filings jumped 56 percent in October, resulting in the...

1 In 59 Chicago Area Homes In Foreclosure

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago-Naperville-Joliet metropolitan area had the highest home foreclosure rate in Illinois for the first half of the year. A r...

Home Foreclosures Down In May

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) -- The number of home foreclosure filings in Illinois fell in May, though they still were higher than a year ago. A report released Thur...

Foreclosure Grace Period Bill Signed Into Law

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has signed legislation that gives delinquent homeowners facing foreclosure a grace period of up to 90 days. The bill gives pe...

Illinois Foreclosures Surge, Double The National Rate

Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The number of Illinois households threatened with losing their homes rose 62% percent in February from last year's levels, more than twice the nationa...

Durbin, Madigan Push For Federal Foreclosure Aid

Daily Herald | Joseph Ryan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, the second-highest ranking Senate Democrat, is pushing for the federal government to share losses on mortgage defaults to prod ...

Illinois Foreclosures Soar

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The number of homeowners caught in the wave of foreclosures in October grew 25 percent nationally over the same month in 2007, data released Thursday ...

Governor Wants Home Foreclosure Moratorium

Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Gov. Rod Blagojevich wants state lawmakers to do something to help prevent home foreclosures. Blagojevich says he's pushing for a new law that would ...

Nearly 1 In 500 Homes Under Foreclosure In Illinois

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

One in 510 homes in Illinois were in some stage of foreclosure in September, a slight improvement from August but almost 24 percent higher than in a y...