Cook County Treasurer's Office - 3/25/2020
A Cook County circuit court judge has postponed the annual tax sale of delinquent properties scheduled to begin May 8 because of the spread of the new coronavirus, according to a report by the Daily Herald.
In an emergency motion, Treasurer Maria Pappas asked for the delay to protect the health and safety of Cook County residents. The judge granted the motion, postponing the tax sale until the court orders the sale to proceed.
"Holding the tax sale under these circumstances would be unfair to tens of thousands of homeowners who are living paycheck-to-paycheck and face this pandemic" Pappas said.
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