Mason County Housing Authority
201 E Hurst Street Havana, IL 62644

309-543-4515

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Mason County Housing Authority administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 1 projects which contain 50 affordable rental units. It also administers 150 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Mason County Housing Authority is determined to be a Small public housing authority, meaning it manages between 50 - 249 public housing units. Also according to the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the housing authority is designated as Small, meaning it administers 50 - 249 Section 8 vouchers.

Comparing the housing assistance distribution of Mason County Housing Authority between Public Housing Units (25%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (75%) to that of all housing authorities in IL, Mason 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.

Mason County Housing Authority manages one rental property which has an inspection score of 88. To be a passing score, a public housing property must have a score of 60 or more. Mason County Housing Athy has 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. Mason County Housing Authority owns and manages 50 public housing units in 1 properties.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for Mason County Housing Authority is $263.00 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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1

Public Housing Projects

50

Public Housing Units

150

Section 8 Vouchers

Small (50 - 249)

Public Housing Size

Small (50 - 249)

Section 8 Size

Combined

Program Type

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