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HOUSING and URBAN DEVELOPMENT CONDO PAGE

hud-logoThe Condominiums page allows users to search for FHA-approved condominium projects by location, name, or status. These properties are not for sale by the FHA. The search can be configured to find specific types of projects through the use of the pull-down menus and entry fields. Detailed help is available online or contact the Single Family Administrator. Please note: It is not necessary to enter information into every field. The less information entered, the larger the resulting list. Visit Site

COOK COUNTY TREASURER

cook-treasMaria Pappas has implemented sweeping reforms as Cook County Treasurer, building on a public career that has focused on delivering government services more efficiently. As Cook County Treasurer, Pappas manages the second largest property tax collection in the United States. Pappas’ office collects, invests and distributes $11 billion a year in real estate taxes on behalf of approximately 2,200 local government agencies. Visit Site

COOK COUNTY ASSESSOR

cook-assessorThe Assessor’s Office is responsible for setting fair and accurate values for 1.8 million parcels of Cook County property. The value of these properties is not determined on an individual basis, but rather by a mass appraisal system. The mass appraisal system is a way to put fairness into the entire assessment process. Visit Site

COOK COUNTY RECORDER of DEEDS

cook-deedsThe Office of the Cook County Recorder of Deeds accurately records, stores and maintains land records and other official documents in perpetuity for public and private use, facilitating home ownership and mortgage lending. Their staff works to provide access to this information in an efficient and courteous manner, both in our physical offices and online. The Cook County Recorder’s Office also maintains a Property Fraud Unit to help homeowners investigate fraudulent filings against their property. Visit Site

CITY OF CHICAGO ONLINE BUILDING VIOLATIONS

city-chicagoThis web page is a resource of building permit and inspection information. If the Department of Buildings has permit, inspection and/or violation history for a particular building address, a search will return a report with applicable permit, inspection and/or violation data. This web site is usually updated every night, however, please allow twenty-one (21) business days for inspection data to be posted to this web site. The City of Chicago assumes no liability for any errors, omissions, or inaccuracies in the information provided regardless of how caused. Any decision made or action taken or not taken by user in reliance upon any information or data furnished here is done so entirely at his or her sole risk.Visit Site

 

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