Official Website: https://www.cityofhometown.org/
Hometown City Hall Phone Number: 708-424-7500
Hometown is a city in Cook County Illinois with a population estimated at 4,300. The city is twelve miles southwest of the Chicago Loop. After World War II, Joseph E. Merrion developed inexpensive duplex houses in the city of Hometown. The city was incorporated in 1953 and its population peaked at over 7,000 in 1958. In 1967, a tornado struck the town, destroying 86 homes and damaging 500 others. During the 1990s Hometown remained a close-knit community of fewer than 5,000 working-class residents.
The city of Hometown requires a housing inspection whenever there is a change of occupancy. This includes Home Sales and new and existing rental properties. Details are outlined in this Request For Housing Inspection Document
If you currently own a home in Hometown and are preparing to move you must apply for the housing inspection as well. Inspections can be applied for 6 months prior to closing. Please do not wait until your home is sold. You will receive a list of violations that require correcting.
Crime Free Information:
Hometown Police Department
4331 Southwest Highway Hometown, IL 60456
The City of Hometown Police Department serves the community by protecting citizens and property, preventing crime, enforcing laws, and maintaining order. Our Department's main goal is to contribute to the quality of life in the City of Hometown.
The City of Hometown Police Department is comprised of 40 part-time sworn police officers that cover the residential and commercial areas around our City, including state highways
The main goal of the City of Hometown Police Department is to create and maintain a safe, secure environment for all Hometown citizens. We strive to accomplish this goal through proactive community programs designed to prevent crime as well as efficient, thorough investigations of crimes committed.