The 2021 Annual Tax Sale has been scheduled to commence at 8:30 a.m. on January 9, 2024. The Annual Sale will be conducted from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day of the sale schedule. At the discretion of the Tax Sale Supervisor, these hours may be extended
to accommodate tax buyers placing bids.
The Tax Sale schedule is as follows:
|January 9, 2024
||001 to 147
||Barrington, Berwyn, Bloom, Bremen, Calumet, Cicero, Elk Grove, Evanston, Hanover, Lemont, Leyden, Lyons, Maine, New Trier, Niles, Northfield, Norwood Park, Oak Park, Orland
|January 10, 2024
||148 to 270
||Palatine, Palos, Proviso, Rich, River Forest, Riverside, Schaumburg, Stickney, Thornton, Wheeling, Worth, Hyde Park
|January 11, 2024
||271 to 464
||Hyde Park, Jefferson, Lake
|January 12, 2024
||465 to 601
||Lake, Lake View, North Chicago, Rogers Park, South Chicago, West Chicago
|January 16, 2024
The Annual Sale includes properties in Cook County eligible for sale due to delinquent Tax Year 2021 property taxes (including, without limitation, general property taxes, back taxes, etc.) and/or delinquent special assessments.
- A list of properties eligible for sale in the 2021 Annual Tax Sale was published in community newspapers by township on December 6 and December 7, 2023.
- Properties with delinquent taxes that are eligible for sale may be searched by Property Index Number (PIN) on the Treasurer's Office website.
Delinquency lists in electronic format will be available for purchase online at www.cooktaxsale.com as of December 8, 2023 via an ACH debit to a checking or savings account for the following
- Delinquent General Real Estate Tax List $250
- Delinquent Special Assessment List $250
- Weekly Updated Lists of Removals $100
After completing an ACH transaction, the list(s) can be downloaded.
The 2021 Annual Tax Sale will be conducted as an online, internet-based sale at www.cooktaxsale.com.
Registration, deposits of collateral, storing bids to be placed on the day of the sale, and payment for certificates of purchase all can be accomplished using any computer with access to the internet.
However, the final placement of bids can only be made from computers located in the Cook County Treasurer's Sale Room on the days of the sale.
The Sale Room will be located in Room 112 (Randolph Street entrance) of the Cook County Treasurer's Office, 118 N. Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois.
For individuals who do not have access to a computer:
Computers with internet access will be available in the Sale Room for use during regular business hours (8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.)
These computers may be used only for the Annual Tax Sale.
Registration for the Annual Tax Sale begins December 8, 2023. Registration is completed online at www.cooktaxsale.com. You may register at any time between December 8 and December 29, 2023.
Your registration must be completed online and the requisite collateral deposit must be received by the Cook County Treasurer's Office no later than 5:00 p.m. (Chicago local time) on December 29, 2023.
Properties offered at the Annual Sale will be offered and sold on an "AS IS" basis. The subject parcel's PIN alone, and NOT the common street address, describes the delinquent taxes offered for sale. Street addresses or property classifications appearing
on the delinquency list are not guaranteed to be accurate. The Treasurer's Office does not assume any responsibility, implied or otherwise, as to the accuracy of street addresses or property classifications, or as to the legal status or physical condition
of properties. It is the responsibility of each buyer to perform due diligence to determine the property location, classification, nature, and condition of any property or improvements. ALL SALES ARE FINAL.
The complete rules and regulations governing the conduct of the 2021 Annual Sale will be available on December 8, 2023, at www.cooktaxsale.com.