Ilegal School Impact Fees

A lawsuit alleges that McHenry County, Illinois imposed illegal school impact fees on homebuilders for over ten years.

January 5, 2002, 8:00 AM PST

By Chris Steins @urbaninsight


"The Attainable Housing Alliance, along with a group of homebuilders and homeowners, allege in the suit that fees were collected under an unconstitutional county ordinance. The group, which is seeking class-action status, is asking the circuit court in McHenry County to rule the impact fee ordinance unconstitutional and have homeowners and homebuilders refunded for all the school impact fees."

Thanks to Chris Steins

Friday, January 4, 2002 in Crain's Chicago Business

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