Cook County treasurer, ABC7 Chicago will host 6th ‘Black and Latino Houses Matter’ Phone Bank

Cook County treasurer, ABC7 Chicago will host 6th ‘Black and Latino Houses Matter’ Phone Bank

COOK COUNTY, Sick. (TOC) — Cook dinner County Treasurer Maria Pappas and ABC 7 Chicago will host a sixth “Black and Latino Homes Matter” Cellphone Financial institution subsequent week to recollect Juneteenth.

The occasion on Wednesday will assist owners discover refunds, apply for property tax exemptions and keep away from the Tax Sale.

Within the final 5 telephone banks ABC7 Chicago has helped join owners to almost $23 million in property tax refunds and exemptions. Subsequent week’s telephone financial institution will likely be in honor of Juneteenth.

SEE MORE: fifth ‘Black and Latino Homes Matter’ Cellphone Financial institution helps 1,500 callers get again $3.4M

Juneteenth is brief for “June Nineteenth,” and commemorates the efficient finish of slavery in the US after the tip of the Civil Struggle in 1865.

The next are the telephone financial institution particulars:

Date: Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Time: 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Location: Cook dinner County Treasurer’s Workplace

Cellphone Financial institution Quantity: 312.603.5105

Samantha Chatman, client investigative reporter with ABC7’s I-Workforce, will report on the telephone financial institution all through the day. Callers to the telephone financial institution ought to give their deal with or Property Index Quantity (PIN) to researchers, who will:

– Search $84 million in out there property tax refunds- Verify in case you are eligible for $34 million in lacking property tax exemptions- Confirm in case your property is on the Tax Sale record with delinquent taxes

“All Cook dinner County owners are welcome to name the telephone financial institution,” Pappas mentioned. “We’ll do that so long as folks have cash coming to them.”

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