Madison County Housing Authority
1609 Olive Street, Collinsville, Illinois 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 Illinois, 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 Illinois.

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

SEMAP Performance What are SEMAP Scores?

Each year HUD reviews and scores the housing authority’s Section 8 program management based on 14 different criteria. This score is a reflection of how well the housing authority manages the Section 8 waiting list, the physical quality of housing assisted with Section 8 and the financial management of the program.

From 2001 to 2009, Madison County Housing Authority scored an average of 84 points. The housing authority had a high score of 100 in 2004 and a low score of 61 in 2005. The average SEMAP Score for Housing Authorities in Illinois is 74.76.

Madison County Housing Authority has an average score that is more than the average Illinois housing authority. Higher SEMAP scores indicate more effective financial management, a smoother waiting list process and higher quality physical conditions at assisted properties.

Source President's Open Government Directive (hud.gov/offices/pih/, 2012)

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)

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

1112

Section 8 Vouchers

Medium Low (250 - 499)

Public Housing Size

Medium High (500 - 1,249)

Section 8 Size

Combined

Program Type