DuPage Housing Authority

711 East Roosevelt Road
Wheaton, DuPage County, Illinois 60187

DuPage Housing Authority is a housing authority that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Family Self-Sufficiency, Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH), Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV), and Homeownership programs.

DuPage Housing Authority serves DuPage County and Kendall County on behalf of Kendall Housing Authority.
Waiting List Statuses
Waiting List Status
Dupage County, Illinois Mainstream Housing Choice Voucher Closed
Dupage County, Illinois Housing Choice Voucher Closed
Arbor Place of Lisle, Marian Park, Naperville Elderly Homes, and Woodridge Horizons Senior Project-Based Voucher Closed
Finley Supportive Housing, Olympus Place, Trinity-Landings on Villa, Trinity Alton Court and Trinity Turtle Cove Senior Project-Based Voucher Closed
Mayslake Village Senior Project-Based Voucher Closed

Other DuPage Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Closed: Dupage County, Illinois Mainstream Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The DuPage Housing Authority (DHA) Mainstream Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. Applications were last accepted from May 4, 2021, until 300 applications were received. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

Please note: This waiting list is for applicants who are non-elderly with disabilities.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application.

This waiting list had the following preferences:

  • Persons who are clients of the DuPage County Continuum of Care agencies who are transitioning out of institutional or other separated settings; at serious risk of institutionalization; currently experiencing homelessness; or previously experienced homelessness and currently a client in a permanent supportive housing or rapid rehousing project.

300 applicants were placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received, weighed by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the DHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the DHA on April 23, 2021.

Service Area

This waiting list is for Housing Choice Voucher rental assistance in Dupage County, Illinois.

Last Updated on 11/01/2021.

Closed: Dupage County, Illinois Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The DuPage Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is closed.

The DHA last accepted applications for this waiting list for one day on May 10, 2022. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application.

This waiting list had the following preferences:

  • Residency (1 Point)
  • Family (1 Point)
    • At least one household member is a minor child under 18 years old; 
    • The head of household or spouse is at least 62 years of age or older; 
    • At least one household member is disabled.
  • Veteran (1 Point)
  • Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault and Stalking (1 Point)
  • Family Self-sufficiency (FSS)/ HUD Program (1 Point)
  • Involuntary Displacement Preference (1 Point)
  • Homeless (1 Point)

It is not known how applicants were placed on the waiting list.

The waiting list closed after 1,500 applications were received.

For more information, visit the DHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the DHA on May 10, 2022.

Service Area

This waiting list is for Housing Choice Voucher rental assistance in Dupage County, Illinois.

Last Updated on 05/10/2022.

Closed: Arbor Place of Lisle, Marian Park, Naperville Elderly Homes, and Woodridge Horizons Senior Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

The DuPage Housing Authority (DHA) Senior Section 8 Project-Based Voucher waiting list for apartments at Arbor Place of Lisle, Marian Park, Naperville Elderly Homes, and Woodridge Horizons is closed

The DHA last accepted applications for this waiting list from March 1, 2022, until March 31, 2022. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

Please note:

  • Arbor Place of Lisle, Lisle, IL; 1-Bedroom and 2- Bedroom Units
    Arbor Place of Lisle is a privately owned and managed property that is age-restricted, age 62 and older, senior living community, offering 1-Bedroom and 2-Bedroom units with affordable rents.
  • Marian Park, Wheaton, IL; Studio, 1- Bedroom and 2- Bedroom Units
    Marian Park offers apartments for persons ages 62 years and older. One building, with an elevator, is limited to persons 62 and over, and other buildings are 2 story walk-ups. Applicants must be 62 years of age or older. A Resident Service Coordinator is on staff to provide support while linking residents to the community services available in the area.
  • Mayslake Village, Oak Brook, IL 1- Bedroom Units
    Mayslake Village offers affordable housing for Seniors who can care for themselves. Applicants must be 62 years of age or older. Only one member of a two-person household needs be 62 or older.
  • Naperville Elderly Homes, Naperville, IL; 1- Bedroom Units
    Naperville Elderly Homes is a privately owned and managed senior living community that offers affordable rents. Residents are required to be age 62 and older and this applies to both members of a two-person household.
  • Woodridge Horizons, Woodridge, IL; Unit Types: One Bedroom Units
    A Senior Citizen complex owned and managed by the Alden Network. Applicants must by 62 years or older.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application.

This waiting list had the following preferences:

  • Category One: Residency Preference:
    • Full-time Resident of any municipality or township within the DHA service area of DuPage County; or
    • One or more adults in the household is employed at least 30 hours per week within the DHA service area of DuPage County; or if one or more adults in the household is a participant for at least 30 hours per week within the DHA service area of DuPage County in an accredited employment training program designed to prepare individuals for the job market.
  • Category Two: Family Preference:
    • At least one household member is a minor child under 18 years old; or  
    • The head of household or spouse is at least 62 years of age or older; or
    • At least one household member is disabled.
  • Category Three: Veteran Preference:
    • The applicant head of household is a military veteran who separated from the service with any classification except dishonorable.
  • Category Four: Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault and Stalking Preference: 
    • Determined to be a victim of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking as described and prescribed under the Violence Against Women’s Act (VAWA), and
    • Applicant submits required documentation to qualify for the preference
  • Category Five: Family Self-sufficiency (FSS) / HUD Demonstration Program Preference:
    • Enrolled in the HUD Family Self-sufficiency Program (FSS); or
    • Enrolled in any other HUD Demonstration Program. Demonstration Programs are HUD sponsored programs that after a determination of good cause and subject to statutory limitations, have been given authority to grant waivers to regulations that govern those programs
  • Category Six: Involuntary Displacement Preference:
    • A government action or a state or federally declared natural disaster involuntarily displaced you from a domicile in the DHA service area of DuPage County.
  • Category Seven: Homeless Preference.

A total of 450 applicants were placed on each waiting list, by date and time the application was received, weighed by order of preferences.

150 applicants were placed on the Arbor Place of Lisle 1-Bedroom waiting list, and 150 applicants were placed on the Arbor Place of Lisle 2-Bedroom waiting list.

100 applicants were placed on the Marian Park Studio Bedroom waiting list, 300 applicants were placed on the Marian Park 1-Bedroom waiting list, and 150 applicants were placed on the Marian Park 2-Bedroom waiting list.

100 applicants were placed on the Naperville Elderly Homes waiting list.

100 applicants were placed on the Woodridge Horizons waiting list.

For more information, visit the DHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the DHA on March 22, 2022.

Service Area

This waiting list is for Senior Project-Based Voucher rental assistance in Lisle, Wheaton, Naperville and Woodridge, Illinois.

Last Updated on 03/31/2022.

Closed: Finley Supportive Housing, Olympus Place, Trinity-Landings on Villa, Trinity Alton Court and Trinity Turtle Cove Senior Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

The DuPage Housing Authority (DHA) Senior Section 8 Project-Based Voucher waiting list for apartments at Finley Supportive Housing, Olympus Place, Trinity-Landings on Villa, Trinity Alton Court and Trinity Turtle Cove is closed.

The DHA last accepted applications for this waiting list from March 1, 2022, until March 31, 2022. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

Please note: This waiting list was for properties in collaboration with Social Service Agencies:

  • Finley Supportive Housing, Lombard, IL; Studio, 1-Bedroom and 2-Bedroom Units
    Finley Supportive Housing, run by Trinity Services, is a privately owned and managed property that offers housing units within a three-story apartment building for people with special needs, i.e. disabilities that impair their ability to live independently without support services. All tenants must have incomes less than 50 percent of the average median income.
  • Olympus Place, Naperville, IL; 1-Bedroom and 2-Bedroom Units
    Olympus Place offers subsidized, supportive-housing, provided by DuPage PADS, for individuals, families and veterans who are permanently disabled, have been homeless (per HUD definition) and meet program eligibility. Residents must meet the following criteria: 1.) A permanent documented disability due to a physical or mental condition or addiction; 2.) Documented as homelessness of one current year or longer or four separate episodes within the past three years; 3.) The ability to live independently in the community without medical supervision; and 4.) Willingness to pay 30% of income towards rent. Fully furnished bedroom apartments are available.
  • Trinity-Landings on Villa, Villa Park, IL; Studio and 2-Bedroom Units
    The Landings on Villa, run by Trinity Services, offers apartment units intended for people with mental illness or physical disabilities. To qualify, residents must have a household income that is less than 50 percent of the median family income determined by HUD and must undergo a criminal background check through the Illinois Department of Human Services.
  • Trinity Alton Court, Naperville, IL; Group Living for 4 single men in one home
    Trinity Alton Court, run by Trinity Services, is a CILA (Community-Integrated Living Arrangement) available for 4 single males and serves those with developmental disabilities and/or mental health needs. Each home is staffed by independent living counselors who support the male residents in maintaining the home and participating in community life. In some homes, staff provide support on an intermittent, as-needed basis. Residents share household duties to the extent possible and appropriate.
  • Trinity Turtle Cove, Naperville, IL; Group Living for 4 single women in one home
    Trinity Turtle Cove, run by Trinity Services, is a CILA (Community-Integrated Living Arrangement) available for 4 single females and serves those with developmental disabilities and/or mental health needs. The home is staffed by independent living counselors who support the female residents in maintaining the home and participating in community life. In some homes, staff provide support on an intermittent, as-needed basis. Residents share household duties to the extent possible and appropriate.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application.

This waiting list had the following preferences:

  • Category One: Residency Preference:
    • Full-time Resident of any municipality or township within the DHA service area of DuPage County; or
    • One or more adults in the household is employed at least 30 hours per week within the DHA service area of DuPage County; or if one or more adults in the household is a participant for at least 30 hours per week within the DHA service area of DuPage County in an accredited employment training program designed to prepare individuals for the job market.
  • Category Two: Family Preference:
    • At least one household member is a minor child under 18 years old; or  
    • The head of household or spouse is at least 62 years of age or older; or
    • At least one household member is disabled.
  • Category Three: Veteran Preference:
    • The applicant head of household is a military veteran who separated from the service with any classification except dishonorable.
  • Category Four: Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault and Stalking Preference: 
    • Determined to be a victim of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking as described and prescribed under the Violence Against Women’s Act (VAWA), and
    • Applicant submits required documentation to qualify for the preference
  • Category Five: Family Self-sufficiency (FSS) / HUD Demonstration Program Preference:
    • Enrolled in the HUD Family Self-sufficiency Program (FSS); or
    • Enrolled in any other HUD Demonstration Program. Demonstration Programs are HUD sponsored programs that after a determination of good cause and subject to statutory limitations, have been given authority to grant waivers to regulations that govern those programs
  • Category Six: Involuntary Displacement Preference:
    • A government action or a state or federally declared natural disaster involuntarily displaced you from a domicile in the DHA service area of DuPage County.
  • Category Seven: Homeless Preference.

A total of 450 applicants were placed on each waiting list, by date and time the application was received, weighed by order of preferences.

150 applicants were placed on the Finley Supportive Studio unit waiting list, 150 applicants were placed on the Finley Supportive 1-Bedroom waiting list, and 150 applicants were placed on the Finley Supportive 2-Bedroom waiting list.

150 applicants were placed on the Olympus Place 1-Bedroom waiting list, and 150 applicants were placed on the Olympus Place 2-Bedroom waiting list.

100 applicants were placed on the Trinity Landings on Villa Studio units, and 100 applicants were placed on the Trinity Landings on Villa 2-Bedroom waiting list.

25 applicants were placed on the Trinity Alton Court waiting list.

25 applicants were placed on the Trinity Turtle Cove waiting list.

For more information, visit the DHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the DHA on March 22, 2022.

Service Area

This waiting list is for Senior Project-Based Voucher rental assistance in Lombard, Villa Park and Naperville, Illinois.

Last Updated on 04/01/2022.

Closed: Mayslake Village Senior Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

The DuPage Housing Authority (DHA) Senior Section 8 Project-Based Voucher waiting list for apartments at Mayslake Village is closed

The DHA last accepted applications for this waiting list from March 1, 2022, until an unconfirmed date in March, 2022. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

Please note:

  • Mayslake Village, Oak Brook, IL 1- Bedroom Units
  • Mayslake Village offers affordable housing for Seniors who can care for themselves. Applicants must be 62 years of age or older. Only one member of a two-person household needs be 62 or older.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application.

This waiting list had the following preferences:

  • Category One: Residency Preference:
    • Full-time Resident of any municipality or township within the DHA service area of DuPage County; or
    • One or more adults in the household is employed at least 30 hours per week within the DHA service area of DuPage County; or if one or more adults in the household is a participant for at least 30 hours per week within the DHA service area of DuPage County in an accredited employment training program designed to prepare individuals for the job market.
  • Category Two: Family Preference:
    • At least one household member is a minor child under 18 years old; or  
    • The head of household or spouse is at least 62 years of age or older; or
    • At least one household member is disabled.
  • Category Three: Veteran Preference:
    • The applicant head of household is a military veteran who separated from the service with any classification except dishonorable.
  • Category Four: Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault and Stalking Preference: 
    • Determined to be a victim of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking as described and prescribed under the Violence Against Women’s Act (VAWA), and
    • Applicant submits required documentation to qualify for the preference
  • Category Five: Family Self-sufficiency (FSS) / HUD Demonstration Program Preference:
    • Enrolled in the HUD Family Self-sufficiency Program (FSS); or
    • Enrolled in any other HUD Demonstration Program. Demonstration Programs are HUD sponsored programs that after a determination of good cause and subject to statutory limitations, have been given authority to grant waivers to regulations that govern those programs
  • Category Six: Involuntary Displacement Preference:
    • A government action or a state or federally declared natural disaster involuntarily displaced you from a domicile in the DHA service area of DuPage County.
  • Category Seven: Homeless Preference.

300 applicants were placed on the Mayslake Village waiting list by date and time the application was received, weighed by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the DHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the DHA on March 22, 2022.

Service Area

This waiting list is for Senior Project-Based Voucher rental assistance in Oak Brook, Illinois.

Last Updated on 03/22/2022.

About DuPage Housing Authority

More information about DuPage Housing Authority can be found on its website at https://www.dupagehousing.org/.

Representatives of DuPage Housing Authority may be available by phone at (630) 690-3555. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 08/14/2022, it is not known if DuPage Housing Authority is either absorbing or billing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher portability requests for porting in. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.


About the DuPage Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, DuPage Housing Authority manages 2,944 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of September 30th, 2021:

Standard Homeownership Family Unification Tenant Protection Ported Out VASH
Vouchers 2,448 16 99 67 187 24
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $867 $879 $1,104 $959 $1,197 $778
Monthly Cost $2,122,126 $14,062 $109,258 $64,223 $223,840 $18,665

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for DuPage Housing Authority

Waiting List and Tenancy

According to the 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households database, the housing authority's voucher program has an annual turnover of 13% having issued approximately 261 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 8 years and 8 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 41 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.4 persons and has a household income of $15,101 per year. 92% of households were very low income (VLI) and 69% were extremely low income (ELI). 33% of households had wages as a major source of income, 1% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 58% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

1% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 56% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 21% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 22% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 2% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

49% of households included children, 2% of which had two adults in the household. 47% of households with children have a female head of household. 87% of all households were headed by a female.

70% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 64% of all heads of households being Black and 0% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the DuPage Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 18% include at least one person with a disability. 29% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 46% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

27% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 43% with 2 bedrooms and 29% with 3 or more bedrooms. 15% of voucher recipients are considered overhoused, meaning they occupy a rental unit larger than their family size requires.

Rent, Assistance, and Utility Allowances

The average monthly tenant contribution to rent by DuPage Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $395 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $1,076. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $90.



1. This Picture of Subsidized Households data field is the average wait time of those who received a voucher in the preceding 12 months. Due to special voucher programs like VASH, recent waiting list purges, or waiting list preferences the average wait time can vary significantly from one year to the next and it is entirely possible many current applicants on the waiting list have been waiting for assistance for far longer.


Low Income Housing Managed by DuPage Housing Authority

Finley Place Apartments

1151 S Finley Rd
Lombard, Illinois
Income Based
Studio-2 BR
Subsidized
Accessible

Marian Park

2126 W Roosevelt Rd
Wheaton, Illinois
Subsidized

Martin Ave Apartments

310 Martin Ave
Naperville, Illinois
Call For Rent
Studio-1 BR
Subsidized
Accessible
62+

Mayslake Village

1801 35th St
Oak Brook, Illinois
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Olympus Place

5 Olympus Dr
Naperville, Illinois
Income Based
1-2 BR
Subsidized
Disabled Supportive Housing
Elderly Supportive Housing
Homeless Supportive Housing

Woodridge Horizon Sr. Living Community

8099 Janes Ave
Woodridge, Illinois
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Arbor Place of Lisle

4795 Karns Rd
Lisle, Illinois
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Trinity-Landings on Villa

37 S Villa Ave
Villa Park, Illinois
Call For Rent
Studio-2 BR
Disabled Supportive Housing
Supportive Housing