DuPage Housing Authority

This housing agency serves DuPage County, Kendall County, Joliet, Illinois. Service does not extend to Aurora, Service does not extend to Batavia, Service does not extend to Bolingbrook, Service does not extend to Geneva, Service does not extend to St Charles, Illinois.

Waiting List
Closed: DuPage County, Illinois Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Closed: Arbor Place of Lisle, Marian Park, Mayslake Village, Naperville Elderly Homes, and Woodridge Horizons Senior Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Closed: Finley Supportive Housing, Olympus Place, Trinity-Landings on Villa, Trinity Alton Court and Trinity Turtle Cove Senior Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Closed: DuPage County, Illinois Mainstream Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List Learn More

Closed: DuPage County, Illinois Section 8 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.

Closed: Arbor Place of Lisle, Marian Park, Mayslake Village, Naperville Elderly Homes, and Woodridge Horizons Senior Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

The DuPage Housing Authority (DHA) last accepted Senior Section 8 Project-Based Voucher waiting list applications for apartments at Arbor Place of Lisle, Marian Park, Mayslake Village, Naperville Elderly Homes, and Woodridge Horizons Apartments from March 6, 2024, until April 3, 2024. There is no notice when this waiting list will reopen.

Please note: This waiting list was for the following properties:

  • Arbor Place of Lisle
  • Marian Park Apartments
  • Mayslake Village Apartments
  • Naperville Elderly Homes Apartments
  • Woodridge Horizons

To apply while the waitlist was open, 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 300 applicants were placed on each waiting list, by random lottery, weighed by order of preferences.

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

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

300 applicants were placed on the Mayslake Village, 1-Bedroom waiting list.

300 applicants were placed on the Naperville Elderly Homes, 1-Bedroom waiting list.

300 applicants were placed on the Woodridge Horizons, 1-Bedroom waiting list.

For more information, visit the DHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by a DHA representative and the DHA public notice on February 9, 2024.

Closed: Finley Supportive Housing, Olympus Place, Trinity-Landings on Villa, Trinity Alton Court and Trinity Turtle Cove Senior Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

The DuPage Housing Authority (DHA) last accepted Senior Section 8 Project-Based Voucher waiting list applications for apartments at Finley Supportive Housing, Olympus Place, Trinity-Landings on Villa, Trinity Alton Court and Trinity Turtle Cove Apartments from March 6, 2024, until April 3, 2024. There is no notice when this waiting list will reopen.

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

  • Finley Supportive Housing run by Trinity Services.
  • Olympus Place offers subsidized, supportive-housing, provided by DuPage PADS.
  • Trinity-Landings on Villa run by Trinity Services
  • Trinity Alton Court, run by Trinity Services, is a CILA (Community Integrated Living Arrangement).
  • Trinity Turtle Cove, run by Trinity Services, is a CILA (Community Integrated Living Arrangement).

To apply while the waiting list was open, 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 selected applicants were placed on each waiting list, by random lottery, weighed by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the DHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by a DHA representative and the DHA public notice on February 9, 2024.

Closed: DuPage County, Illinois Mainstream Section 8 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.

About The Agency

DuPage Housing Authority provides affordable housing for up to 3,034 low- and moderate-income households through its public housing programs.

Monday 8:30am-4:30pm
Tuesday 8:30am-4:30pm
Wednesday 8:30am-4:30pm
Thursday 8:30am-4:30pm
Friday 8:30am-4:30pm

711 East Roosevelt Road, Wheaton, IL

Visit Website(630) 690-3555

Section 8 Application Checklist

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How large is the DuPage Housing Authority?

DuPage Housing Authority serves 2,962 low-income households. The agency manages 3,329 Housing Choice Vouchers and 0 public housing units.

What are the incomes of residents served by the DuPage Housing Authority?

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 75 percent of households served by DuPage Housing Authority. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 94 percent of DuPage Housing Authority households.

How many DuPage Housing Authority residents are employed?

Working adults head 947 households and make up 32 percent of households served by DuPage Housing Authority.

How many female-headed renter households are served by the DuPage Housing Authority?

There are 2517 female-headed renter households living in DuPage Housing Authority housing. Households headed by females are 85% of those served by the DuPage Housing Authority.

What racial and ethnic groups are found among DuPage Housing Authority renters?

Black 1,925
Asian-Pacific Islander 59
White 859
Hispanic 118

How many senior-headed renter households are served by DuPage Housing Authority?

There are 858 households headed by seniors served by the DuPage Housing Authority. Senior households are 29% of households in DuPage Housing Authority housing.

How many households headed by persons with disabilities live in DuPage Housing Authority housing?

There are 681 persons with disabilities living in DuPage Housing Authority housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 23% of households served by the DuPage Housing Authority.

How often does DuPage Housing Authority open new waiting lists?

DuPage Housing Authority’s Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) waiting list was last opened on May 10, 2022 and closed on May 10, 2022.

Public Housing Communities Managed by DuPage Housing Authority

Finley Place Apartments

1151 S Finley Rd, Lombard, Illinois 60148

Martin Ave Apartments

310 Martin Ave, Naperville, Illinois 60540

Trinity-Landings on Villa

37 S Villa Ave, Villa Park, Illinois 60181

Olympus Place

5 Olympus Dr, Naperville, Illinois 60540

Arbor Place of Lisle

4795 Karns Rd, Lisle, Illinois 60532

Marian Park

2126 W Roosevelt Rd, Wheaton, Illinois 60187

Woodridge Horizon Sr. Living Community

8099 Janes Ave, Woodridge, Illinois 60517

Mayslake Village

1801 35th St, Oak Brook, Illinois 60523