Chicago Real Property Transfer Tax Refunds for Seniors
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How can this program help me?

This program helps you save money when you buy your home if you are an older adult. It may give you a partial exemption from a portion of the City of Chicago’s realty transfer fee. A realty transfer fee is a cost that the City of Chicago charges you when you buy your home.

How do I get help?

To apply for this program, print and fill out the application form and mail it to the City of Chicago.

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