Due to its poor financial health and lagging economy, Illinois carries unique economic and fiscal risks from a prolonged market downturn or recession. The state must act now to mitigate harm from COVID-19.View Report
States with the slowest housing appreciation tend to have worse labor markets, higher taxes and more pension debt.
Visions of the community’s future no longer bring comfort. Instead, they inspire crippling fear.
Home price appreciation in Illinois was the slowest in the U.S. between the third quarter of 2018 and the third quarter of 2019, federal data showed.
The historic change comes as skyrocketing property tax bills eat into Illinois homeowners’ bottom line.
Making Illinois a more attractive state in which to plant roots is entirely within lawmakers’ control.