Madison County Housing Authority
1609 Olive Street Collinsville, IL 62234

618-345-5142

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Madison County Housing Authority administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 10 projects which contain 260 affordable rental units. It also administers 1,112 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Madison County Housing Authority is determined to be a Medium Low public housing authority, meaning it manages between 250 - 499 public housing units. Also according to the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the housing authority is designated as Medium High, meaning it administers 500 - 1,249 Section 8 vouchers.

Comparing the housing assistance distribution of Madison County Housing Authority between Public Housing Units (19%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (81%) to that of all housing authorities in IL, Madison 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.

Madison County Housing Authority manages 4 rental properties which have an average inspection score of 92. The scores for properties managed by Madison County Housing Authority range from a high of 97 to a low of 87.

The highest scoring property in the Madison County Housing Authority portfolio is Washington Avenue Apartments and the lowest scoring property is Lee Wright Homes.

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

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

Total Tenant Payment Percentages What is Total Tenant Payment?

Tenants in public housing pay rent based on their income. Generally, the Total Tenant Payment (TTP) is 30% of the tenant’s adjusted income. Madison County Housing Authority owns and manages 260 public housing units in 10 properties.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for Madison County Housing Authority is $267.00 compared to the state average of $0.00.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for the state of IL ranges from a low of $0.00 to a high of $0.00.

Source Resident Characteristics Report (hud.gov, 2013)

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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10

Public Housing Projects

260

Public Housing Units

1,112

Section 8 Vouchers

Medium Low (250 - 499)

Public Housing Size

Medium High (500 - 1,249)

Section 8 Size

Combined

Program Type

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