• The Cook County No Cash Bid (NCB) Program is an economic development tool designed to assist municipalities, and other taxing districts, in acquiring tax delinquent property for reuse as private development and tax reactivation or for tax exempt municipal use.
  • Taxing districts should contact Stephanie Milito, Cook County Department of Planning and Development, Economic Development Division, at 312-603-1012 or stephanie.milito@cookcountyil.gov, to request a current 2017 NCB Municipal Checklist (application instructions). Deadlines for participation in the 2017 NCB Round are listed below. 
  • Private developers and others who would like to be a “Third Party Requestor” to a taxing district request should first contact the municipality in the area they are interested in redeveloping.  
  • The 2017 NCB Deadlines:

              January 18, 2017 Board Meeting – please contact Stephanie directly to determine deadline.

              February 8, 2017 Board Meeting – request packages due before Friday, January 27, 2017 at 1:00pm

              March 8, 2017 Board Meeting – request packages due before Friday, February 24, 2017 at 1:00pm

              March 22, 2017 Board Meeting – please contact Stephanie directly to determine deadline.

              April 12, 2017 Board Meeting – request packages due before Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 1:00pm

Please contact Ms. Milito to schedule time for 2017 NCB request packages to be delivered to
Cook County Department of Planning & Development – Economic Development Division
69 West Washington Street, Suite 2900, Chicago, IL 60602