What communities in Illinois us TIF?

In Illinois, TIF districts are used by Sauget (pop. 138) and Chicago (pop. 2.8 million), and every size community in between. Tax Increment Financing can help any size community rebuild infrastructure and attract private investment.

TIFs are found throughout the State of Illinois — from Zion near the Wisconsin border to Marion in the South, and Rock Island on the Mississippi River to Danville near the Indiana border.


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1. What is Tax Increment Financing?
2. What is a "Tax Increment"?
3. How do TIFs improve communities?
4. Are TIFs widely used?
5. What communities in Illinois us TIF?
6. How long has TIF been around?
7. Why is there a need for Tax Increment Financing?
8. Does TIF divert money from schools?
9. What kinds of TIFs are there?
10. How is a TIF created?
11. What kind of planning goes into the development of a TIF project area?
12. What conditions must exist for an area to be designated for TIF?
13. What are the opportunities for public input?
14. Who controls TIF funds?
15. Can TIFs be changed?
16. Who monitors the TIF process?
17. When does a TIF terminate?