Massac County Housing Authority
1209 East 5th Street
Metropolis, Massac County, IL

618-524-8411

Public Housing Waiting List Status : Open

Affordable Housing Online is tracking the status of the Massac County Housing Authority Public Housing Waiting Lists. This is what we know as of our most recent update May 22nd, 2015.

The Massac County Housing Authority is now accepting public housing appications for families and senior/disabled individuals.


There is an approximate wait time of 8 months for public housing.

To apply, go to the Housing Authority office located at 1209 E 5th St., Metropolis, IL 62960. You can also call the Housing Authority at 618-524-8411 to have an application mailed to you.

The Housing Authority lists the following preferences that may improve your spot on the waiting list as: elderly/disabled, victims of domestic violence, veterans, and those living or working in Massac County.

For more information you can contact the Housing Authority at 618-524-8411.
The Massac County Housing Authority is now accepting public housing appications for families and senior/disabled individuals.

There is an approximate wait time of 8 months for public housing.

To apply, go to the Housing Authority office located at 1209 E 5th St., Metropolis, IL 62960. You can also call the Housing Authority at 618-524-8411 to have an application mailed to you.

The Housing Authority lists the following preferences that may improve your spot on the waiting list as: elderly disabled, victim of domestic violence, veteran, and living or working in Massac County.

For more information you can contact the Housing Authority at 618-524-8411.

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Massac County Housing Authority administers a public housing program. The housing authority owns and manages 2 projects which contain 233 affordable rental units.

According to HUD, Massac County Housing Authority is determined to be a Small public housing authority, meaning it manages between 50 - 249 public housing units.

Massac 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)

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 Massac County Housing Authority.

Year Date Approved Plan PDF Document
2010 10/7/10 Plan
2008 8/15/08 Plan
2007 6/8/07 Plan
2006 5/16/06 Plan
2005 6/14/05 Plan
2004 6/3/04 Plan
2003 5/9/03 Plan
2002 8/30/02 Plan
2001 6/25/01 Plan
2000 7/26/00 Plan