Economic and Community Development Director
Homewood is located just 25 miles from downtown Chicago and less than 1 mile from 3 major interstate highways (I-57, I-80, and I-294). Homewood has an award-winning education system and is only about 30 minutes from the University of Chicago – one of the world’s preeminent research universities.
As Director of Economic and Community Development for the Village of Homewood, Angela works to promote Homewood and their vibrant economy. The Village works closely with potential new businesses and to promote and support area businesses. The Village of Homewood successfully administers a program that utilizes various incentives including Tax Increment Financing, Cook County Class 8, 6B Incentives, and Enterprise Zone. In addition, Homewood offers small business incentives for non-TIF areas up to $40,000 per incentive, one-half the cost of the improvements. The Village also provides financial assistance through incentive programs, which include façade and property improvement programs, retail enhancement. We are here to assist you to open your business.