Official website for the City of Aurora, Illinois. Mayor Robert J. O'Connor

Revenue Quick Facts

  • 2012 Revenues - $843,800
  • 2012 Operating Expenses - $3,000,000
  • 2013 Budgeted Revenue - $690,000
  • 2013 Budgeted Operating Expenses - $3,500,000
  • Over 8,300 active licenses with approximately 17,000 non-owner occupied residential units.
  • Increase in rental license issuance of 45% (2011 - 2012)
  • 630 unregistered rental property cases brought into compliance in 2012
  • 412 unregistered rental property cases processed YTD
  • 360 expired rental licenses brought into compliance through systematic generic inspections in 2013
  • 628 vacant properties registered since inception of vacant registration program in December 2012
  • 5,100 licensing inspections conducted in 2012
  • 5,791 ACR cases investigated by Property Standards in 2012
  • 2,200 ACR cases investigated by Property Standards YTD

Collaborative Efforts

  • Alderman Systematics by request
  • APD community oriented policing units to enforce crime free housing
  • AFD reporting of unsafe living conditions
  • Water billing:
    • Identification of renter water accounts in unlicensed properties
    • Meter inspections to assist in the reduction of water theft
1997-2008 collection comparison
Year Total Amount Small Claims Impoundments Housing Court Liens Noise
2008     $140,881.00 $174,551.05 $167,766.72 $26,055.00
2007     $114,767.33 $77,446.63 $291,950.26 $26,562.00
2006 $539,621.69 $140,798.76 $91,016.67 $110,391.62 $167,119.64 $30,295.00
2005 $513,055.53 $136,641.54 $85,387.00 $91,061.37 $174,235.62 $25,730.00
2004 $496,956.89 $122,651.98 $94,695.73 $52,728.50 $216,090.68 $10,790.00
2003 $481,322.23 $112,652.23 $87,640.00 $99,377.00 $181,653.00 N/A
2002 $493,617.61 $108,016.03 $82,914.00 $101,080.58 $201,607.00 N/A
2001 $394,866.40 $104,126.40 $91,467.00 $83,397.00 $115,876.00 N/A
2000 $509,612.29 $143,023.29 $107,401.00 $145,164.00 $114,024.00 N/A
1999 $468,136.35 $141,627.60 $107,030.00 $154,608.00 $64,870.75 N/A
1998 $463,714.80 $163,606.58 $130,026.55 $88,432.00 $154,608.00 N/A
1997 $271,282.00 $75,218.91 $98,195.90 $41,614.84 $56,252.45 N/A