Cook County Land Bank to sell homes directly to homebuyers
The orange kitchen, despite having a coveted island, needs updated appliances, new cabinetry and flooring. The toilet in the main floor bathroom is broken and the peach carpet smells of cats.
But for a prospective homebuyer looking for a house with good bones, the home has potential.
It’s just one of the 30 to 40 homes the Cook County Land Bank Authority is putting up for sale as part of a new program designed to promote homeownership by selling vacant, dilapidated, tax-delinquent homes directly to homeowners…Please click here to read Corilyn Shropshire’s story in the Tribune.