Aldermen Press Pause On Tax Break For Little Village Warehouse On Old Crawford Coal Plant Site

Block Club Chicago | by A.D. Quig

“If the tax break is approved, the property would be assessed at 10 percent of its market value for the first 10 years, 15 percent in the 11th year and 20 percent in the 12th year.

Colleen Smith, the legislative director for the Illinois Environmental Council, said taxpayers should not be on the hook “to perpetrate more environmental racism,” and said she was “alarmed” at how much the process so far has conflicted with what the Little Village community wants.”

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