St. Clair County Housing Authority
1790 South 74th Street Belleville, IL 62223

618-277-6988

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The St. Clair County Housing Authority administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 11 projects which contain 996 affordable rental units. It also administers 1,910 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, St. Clair County Housing Authority is determined to be a Medium High public housing authority, meaning it manages between 500 - 1,249 public housing units. Also according to the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the housing authority is designated as Large, meaning it administers 1,250 - 9,999 Section 8 vouchers.

Comparing the housing assistance distribution of St. Clair County Housing Authority between Public Housing Units (34%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (66%) to that of all housing authorities in IL, St. Clair County Housing Authority has a smaller proportion of public housing units than the average housing authority. The housing authority’s proportion of Section 8 vouchers under management is larger than the average housing authority in IL.

Source United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (hud.gov, 2014)

Latest Public Housing Inspection Scores What are REAC Scores?

Every public housing project is inspected every one to three years by HUD.

St. Clair County Housing Authority manages 7 rental properties which have an average inspection score of 82. The scores for properties managed by St. Clair County Housing Authority range from a high of 93 to a low of 63.

The highest scoring property in the St. Clair County Housing Authority portfolio is Belleville and the lowest scoring property is Centreville.

To be a passing score a public housing property must have a score of 60 or more. 100% of properties managed by St. Clair County Housing Authority have a passing score.

Source United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (data.gov, 2014)

Waiting List Status:


The Section 8 and Public Housing programs administered by this housing authority are often over subscribed requiring the use of a waiting list. The waiting list would typically only open for brief periods. To find out of the waiting list is open or when it may open, please contact the housing authority directly.

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11

Public Housing Projects

996

Public Housing Units

1,910

Section 8 Vouchers

Medium High (500 - 1,249)

Public Housing Size

Large (1,250 - 9,999)

Section 8 Size

Combined

Program Type

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