Sale of Properties with Unpaid 2019 Taxes Begins in May

On May 12, Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas will start selling properties with unpaid 2019 taxes that were due in 2020. Property owners with unpaid taxes can avoid the sale by paying the delinquent taxes and interest before it begins. To make the payment, visit and select “Avoid the Tax Sales.” You can search by address or by Property Index Number. Currently, there is about $219 million in unpaid 2019 property taxes that is due on 44,741 homes, businesses and land.