Assessor offering information on property taxes

Schedule an appointment with staff from Cook County Assessor Fritz Kaegi’s office, who will be meeting with property owners on Tuesday, July 14 in state Rep. La Shawn Ford’s office, at 5051 W. Chicago Ave. Appointments will be scheduled between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Learn how to appeal your bill and make sure you aren’t missing any exemptions.

West Siders, wake up

West Side resident Renna Thomas demands more honesty and action from elected officials to improve Austin and other struggling communities.

Get help with your taxes at no cost

The city of Chicago is offering free help for qualified individuals at several sites, including Austin Town Hall, 5610 W. Lake St., on Saturdays through April 16 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. This year, the deadline to file taxes is Monday, April 18.