Moline Housing Authority
11th Avenue A
Moline, Rock Island County, IL


Section 8 Waiting List Status: Closed

Affordable Housing Online is tracking the status of the Moline Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List. This is what we know as of our most recent update on July 20th, 2015.

The Moline Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program waiting list is currently closed.  To check your status on the list go here.

The Moline Housing Authority is having trouble getting local landlords to rent to persons who have a Section 8 voucher.  This news article details the issue.

Did you know that you can apply for Section 8 anywhere in the country? If your local Section 8 waiting list is closed, you can apply to programs elsewhere. See all open waiting lists across the country on our Waiting Lists page.

Public Housing Waiting List Status : Open

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

The Moline Housing Authority is now accepting public housing applications for families.

The website states that there is a 3 year wait on the waiting list.

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The Moline County Housing Authority is now accepting public housing applications for families.

According to their website there is currently a 3 year wait.

To obtain an application you may go to their website at or go to their Central Office located at:  4141 11th Avenue A, Moline, IL 61265.  All application must be hand delivered and be sure to bring originals of birth certificates, social security cards, proof of income, and a DL or state ID.

Before being placed on the waiting list, all applicants must pass a criminal background check, credit check, sex offender check, and a landlord reference check.

For any questions the Housing Authority may be reached at:  309-764-1819

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Moline Housing Authority administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 2 projects which contain 486 affordable rental units. It also administers 234 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Moline 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 Small, meaning it administers 50 - 249 Section 8 vouchers.

Comparing the housing assistance distribution of Moline Housing Authority between Public Housing Units (68%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (32%) to that of all housing authorities in Illinois, Moline Housing Authority has a larger 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 (, 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, Moline Housing Authority scored an average of 81 points as of the last set of publicly available data. The housing authority had a high score of 96 in 2005 and a low score of 68 in 2001. The average SEMAP Score for Housing Authorities in Illinois is 74.76.

Moline 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 (, 2012)

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 Moline Housing Authority.

Year Date Approved Plan PDF Document
2011 4/2/12 Plan
2010 3/22/10 Plan
2009 5/21/09 Plan
2008 3/22/10 Plan
2007 6/8/07 Plan
2006 3/30/06 Plan
2005 5/24/05 Plan
2004 3/1/04 Plan
2003 3/21/03 Plan
2002 7/2/02 Plan
2001 8/24/01 Plan
2000 6/30/00 Plan