pilot program targeting vacant and foreclosed properties
By Dale Taylor, Realtor = Chicago Illinois Homes Townhomes Condos
(Re/Max 10 New Lenox Illinois)
Here is a great example of our Public Leaders working with Realtors to improve communities! New pilot program targets vacant, foreclosed properties in six Cook County communities. Representatives of the Illinois Association of REALTORS® were on hand Friday in Berwyn as Gov. Pat Quinn announced a pilot program targeting vacant and foreclosed properties in six Cook County communities. Called the Illinois Building Blocks Pilot Program, the effort provides $40 million in Illinois Jobs Now capital funding and an additional $10 million in aid from Cook County. The money will be used to help acquire and rehabilitate property in Berwyn, Maywood, Park Forest, Riverdale, Chicago Heights and South Holland. REALTORS® Anthony La Monica, Robert Eby and IAR President, Loretta Alonzo in Berwyn fo...