Tax-Increment Financing (TIF)

gamblingInterview with the Chicago Reader's Ben Joravsky on tax-increment financing's fundamental flaw, and how to fix it, and more.

hellInterview with the Chicago Reader's Ben Joravsky on the typical Chicagoan's phases of TIF understanding, and more.

Interview with the Chicago Reader's Ben Joravsky on when logic fails in figuring how the city apportions TIF revenues, and more.

Interview with the Chicago Reader's Ben Joravsky on why Oak Park Senator Harmon might carry water for Mayor Daley, and more.

Interview with the Chicago Reader's Ben Joravsky on a profile of the Southeast Side, and more.

Interview with the Chicago Reader's Ben Joravsky on what the "TIF sunshine" ordinance leaves in the dark, and more.

Interview with the Chicago Reader's Ben Joravsky on why city officials constantly restate the effects of tax-increment financing, and more.

Interview with the Chicago Reader's Ben Joravsky on Mayor Washington's wisdom in creating the Central Loop TIF district, and more.

Interview with the Chicago Reader's Ben Joravsky on whether panic peddling typically occurs in TIF districts, and more.

Interview with the Chicago Reader's Ben Joravsky on the three ways to end corporate relocation subsidies, and more.

Interview with the Chicago Reader's Ben Joravsky on a tax increment financing refresher, and more.

Interview with the Chicago Reader's Ben Joravsky on winning the quinella of revenue loss, and more.

Interview with the Chicago Reader's Ben Joravsky on whether city managers monitor TIF agreements, and more.

Interview with the Chicago Reader's Ben Joravsky on the future of the Reader's print edition, and more.

For residents who might want to take the City of Chicago to court over improperly financed development, Dave Glowacz and the Chicago Reader's Ben Joravsky walk through a list of the potentially suit-winning properties.

Interview with the Chicago Reader's Ben Joravsky on Ben's confession and pledge, and more.

Interview with the Chicago Reader's Ben Joravsky on the plan that doesn't plan, and more.

Interview with the Chicago Reader's Ben Joravsky on why you don't need a TIF primer, and more.

Interview with the Chicago Reader's Ben Joravsky on learn how to discover exactly how much of one's taxes get siphoned off to Tax Increment Financing districts, and more.

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