Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas Opens Satellite Office at St. Sabina Church to Help Preserve Homeownership

CHIACGO, November 17, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Cook County Treasurer Maria pappas opened a satellite office at Saint Sabina’s Church as part of its Black Houses Matter Home Ownership Preservation Program.

Partnership with the father Michael pfleger, Senior Pastor of St. Sabina, Pappas’ goal is to remove properties from the tax sales list by helping homeowners search $ 72 million in available property tax refunds dating back 20 years and $ 43 million four years missing exemptions.

“It is an excellent partnership with Saint Sabine and Father Pfleger, who is committed to improving the well-being of the community,” said Pappas. “This satellite office will play a key role in my office’s expanded outreach efforts in predominantly black communities and their places of worship. part to narrow the list and help homeowners build generational wealth. “

Since Pappas launched Black Houses Matter in march 2020, the treasurer’s office reimbursed nearly 54,000 overpayments and missing exemptions totaling $ 87 million to the black community.

Maria pappas and the Cook County Treasurer’s Office are literally paying back millions of dollars to community members, ”Pfleger said. “Every church and every citizen should benefit from this blessing. Do not miss. ”

The office, at 7811 avenue S. Racine, Chicago, is open 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Owners seeking more information should call the office at (773) 783-6728 or send an email [email protected].

SOURCE Cook County Treasurer’s Office

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