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Based on the facts and exhibits presented, the Property Tax
Appeal Board hereby finds no change in the assessment of the
property as established by the Cook County Board of Review is
warranted. The correct assessed valuation of the property is:
LAND: $ 3,752
IMPR.: $ 13,172
TOTAL: $ 16,924
Subject only to the State multiplier as applicable.
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PROPERTY TAX APPEAL BOARD'S DECISION
APPELLANT: Jose Ortiz
DOCKET NO.: 06-20138.001-R-1
PARCEL NO.: 16-30-313-032-0000
The parties of record before the Property Tax Appeal Board are
Jose Ortiz, the appellant, by attorney Rusty A. Payton of the Law
Offices of Rusty A. Payton, P.C., Chicago, Illinois; and the Cook
County Board of Review.
The subject property is a 101-year old, one and one-half story
style dwelling of frame construction containing 777 square feet
of living area with a full, unfinished basement.
The appellant’s appeal is based on unequal treatment in the
assessment process. The appellant submitted for consideration
four comparable properties described as one and one-half story
frame dwellings that are between 95 and 109 years old. On the
appellant’s map, one of the comparables is located two blocks
from the subject property, and the other three are located
approximately one-half mile away. The comparables contain from
788 to 946 square feet of living area and have improvement
assessments ranging from $13.47 to $15.45 per square foot. The
subject’s improvement assessment is $16.98 per square foot.
Based on this evidence, the appellant requested a reduction in
the subject's improvement assessment.
The board of review submitted its "Board of Review Notes on
Appeal" wherein the subject's final assessment was disclosed.
The board of review presented four comparable properties
consisting of one and one-half story frame, masonry or stucco
dwellings that are between 79 and 85 years old. Based on their
parcel index numbers, one of the comparables is located near the
subject property, and the other three are located approximately
one-half mile away. The dwellings contain from 866 to 925 square
feet of living area and have improvement assessments ranging from
$17.23 to $17.78 per square foot. Based on this evidence, the