TIF News

  • 10th Ward Illuminated

    by - Jan 20, 2015
    The 28th TIF Illumination is in the books. It was a spirited crowd at Mann Park on the FAR south side on Tuesday night, January 20, 2015. Susan Garza, candidate for 10th ward alderman, sponsored the...
  • Help Us Produce “The TIF Hall of Shame”

    by - Jan 17, 2015
    OK – 80 donors contributed to our first crowdfunding campaign and we produced and uploaded the first of five TIF training videos, “TIF 101“! Now help us produce the second video, “The TIF Hall of Shame.”...
  • 33rd Ward Illuminated

    by - Jan 16, 2015
    It was warm and cozy at Brisku’s Bar in the 33rd Ward last night as we lit up the TIFs of the 33rd Ward. Hosted by aldermanic candidate Tim Meegan the TIF Illumination Project delivered its...
  • “TIF 101″ Video Now Available!

    by - Jan 9, 2015
    We are super proud of producing our first online TIF training video, “TIF 101″! You can watch the 20 minute video right here: Thanks to the 80 people who contributed to this project. We are now...
  • January TIF Illumination Quadruple Play!

    by - Jan 7, 2015
    It’s four TIF Illuminations in January! 33rd Ward on January 15. 10th Ward on January 20. 27th Ward on January 24. 25th Ward on January 29. Don’t miss out. Contact us if you want YOUR ward...
  • “TIF 101″ Video Preview Live!

    by - Dec 26, 2014
    Thanks to the 80 donors who gave to our crowdfunding campaign! “TIF 101″ is in post-production and we can’t wait to release it online. Here’s a tasty preview. TweetLike this:Like Loading......Read More
  • “TIF Atlas” Now On Sale!

    by - Dec 15, 2014
    Now you can own the data that has been driving the TIF Illumination Project all over the city for the past 18 months! Download your very own “TIF Atlas of Chicago Wards” at the TIF Data...
  • Tom On TIFs + Illinois Schools

    by - Dec 13, 2014
    Check out Tom’s article in the Fall 2014 issue of The Journal of School Business Management on “Tax Increment Financing in Illinois.” This piece was aimed at all the Chief Financial Officers of school districts across...
  • 11th Ward Illuminated

    by - Dec 5, 2014
    It was another full house for a TIF town meeting, or Illumination, as we fondly call these community gatherings. We lit up the TIFs of the 11th ward. About 60 people packed the community room at...
  • TIF Project In New Book from SAIC

    by - Nov 16, 2014
    Tom has an article in Art Against the Law from the School of the Art Institute (edited by Rebecca Zorach), “The TIF Illumination Project and Civic Imagination.” Check it out at http://tinyurl.com/ArtxLaw. TweetLike this:Like Loading......Read More
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