Shiller Plans To "Experiment" With TIF Transparency
We've been closely tracking the building momentum among some of the Chicago's aldermen in favor of reforming Mayor Daley's opaque tax increment financing (TIF) system. During her appearance on Fox's Good Day Chicago last week, Ald. Helen Shiller (46th Ward) explained why untangling TIF details is so complicated. She further noted that, until a citywide transparency ordinance is passed, she plans to "experiment with ... trying to get all of the information, all of the legislation, from the TIFs in my ward, for instance, on our website."
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