CBS: Aldermen advance plan to increase Chicago tax on sales of million-dollar homes to fight homelessness

Mayor Brandon Johnson and other BCH supporters celebrate together inside Chicago City Hall.

By Todd Feurer, October 31, 2023

Mayor Brandon Johnson’s plan to raise the city’s tax on the sales of million-dollar properties in Chicago to fund efforts to fight homelessness has cleared its first major legislative hurdle, setting up a vote by the City Council to ask voters next March to approve the so-called “Bring Chicago Home” plan

Chicago Coalition for the Homeless is a proud member of the Bring Chicago Home coalition.

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