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D233 property tax rebates will be $12 million by 2022

Homewood-Flossmoor District 233 has returned more than $8.5 million to taxpayers in property tax relief and expects to extend that number to $12 million.

The board approved a motion at its Nov. 16 meeting to apply for a 2022 Property Tax Relief Grant. The state funding is meant to help districts, especially those in the South Suburbs, to offset their high tax rates.

According to Robert Grossi, Bloom Township school treasurer, two-thirds of H-F’s revenue comes from property taxes. Grossi assured board members District 233 would receive the PTRG funding. H-F has moved down . . .

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