Past redlining practices linked to present-day abandoned properties in Cook County, new report says
Cook County Treasurer's Office - 7/19/2022
Chicago Sun Times
Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas would like the report to spark discussions about reforms to the county’s scavenger sales that occur every two years.
For the Cook County treasurer’s office, 19 lots that remain vacant in North Lawndale illustrate how redlining practices dating back decades continue to have ripple effects in Black and Brown communities.
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