Alexander County Housing Authority
1100 Ohio Street
The Connell F. Smith Sr., Alexander County, IL

618-734-1910

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Alexander County Housing Authority administers a public housing program. The housing authority owns and manages 6 projects which contain 483 affordable rental units.

According to HUD, Alexander County Housing Authority is determined to be a Medium Low public housing authority, meaning it manages between 250 - 499 public housing units.

Alexander County Housing Authority is among the 32% of Illinois housing authorities that only offer public housing. Section 8 assistance in its target area is administered by another nearby housing authority.

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.

Alexander County Housing Authority manages 3 rental properties which have an average inspection score of 80. The scores for properties managed by Alexander County Housing Authority range from a high of 88 to a low of 71.

The highest scoring property in the Alexander County Housing Authority portfolio is Scattered Sites and the lowest scoring property is Mc Bride Place.

To be a passing score a public housing property must have a score of 60 or more. 100% of properties managed by Alexander 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. Alexander County Housing Authority owns and manages 483 public housing units in 6 properties.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for Alexander County Housing Authority is $222.00 compared to the state average of $302.00.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for the state of Illinois ranges from a low of $199.00 to a high of $695.00.

Source Resident Characteristics Report (hud.gov, 2013)

Housing Authority Annual and 5 Year Plans

Public housing agencies, also called public housing authorities, which receive funding from HUD, are required to submit and receive approval from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development of both an Annual Plan and a 5 Year Plan. These plans establish each housing authority’s policies, strategies, programs and operations for meeting the housing needs of persons within their target area.

The housing authority plans include specific details about the cost of renovations to real estate (also known as capital improvements), changes to Section 8 HCV policies, planned redevelopment of public housing projects and other major administrative changes.

Following are the HUD-approved public housing agency plans for Alexander County Housing Authority.

Year Date Approved Plan PDF Document
2010 10/7/10 Plan
2008 9/4/08 Plan
2007 9/11/07 Plan
2006 10/17/06 Plan
2005 8/4/05 Plan
2004 8/24/04 Plan
2003 9/12/03 Plan
2002 8/16/02 Plan
2001 12/6/01 Plan
2000 8/4/00 Plan

Affordable Apartments in The Connell F. Smith Sr. from ApartmentSmart

6

Public Housing Projects

483

Public Housing Units

Medium Low (250 - 499)

Public Housing Size

No units

Section 8 Size

Low-Rent

Program Type

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