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Effingham County Housing Authority

215 N Banker Street
Effingham, Effingham County, Illinois 62401

Effingham County Housing Authority is a housing authority that participates in the Public Housing program. As of June 23rd, 2021, Effingham County Housing Authority has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

Effingham County Housing Authority serves Effingham County.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting List Status
Effingham County Housing Authority Public Housing Open Until Further Notice
Effingham County Housing Authority Public Housing Closed

Open Effingham County Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, some waiting list openings may be postponed until further notice. Application methods may change, as well. Visit the housing authority's website for the latest on its current operations, if one is available. If there is no information online, you can contact the housing authority directly. Office operations may be different from usual, and it may take days or weeks to get a response.

Effingham County Housing Authority Phone: (217) 342-3520.

Open Until Further Notice: Public Housing Waiting List

Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

How To Apply to the Waiting List
The Effingham County Housing Authority is currently accepting public housing applications for families and elderly disabled individuals.


This Housing Authority offers 147 units, located in Effingham County.


To apply for public housing you must go to the Housing Authority office located at 215 Banker St., Effingham, IL 62401, during normal office hours.


Once the application has been completed you must hand deliver to the above address. Be sure to bring originals of birth certificates, social security cards, proof of income, and photo IDs for all adult household members.


For more information please contact the Housing Authority during normal office hours at 217-342-3520.
Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (217)342-3520.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 05/22/2015.

Other Effingham County Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Closed: Public Housing Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List
The Effingham County Housing Authority is currently accepting public housing applications for families and elderly disabled individuals.


This Housing Authority offers 147 units, located in Effingham County.The Effingham County Housing Authority is currently accepting public housing applications for families and elderly disabled individuals.


This Housing Authority offers 147 units, located in Effingham County.


To apply for public housing you must go to the Housing Authority office located at 215 Banker St., Effingham, IL 62401, during normal office hours.


Once the application has been completed you must hand deliver to the above address. Be sure to bring originals of birth certificates, social security cards, proof of income, and photo IDs for all adult household members.


For more information please contact the Housing Authority during normal office hours at 217-342-3520.

Last Updated on 05/22/2015.

About Effingham County Housing Authority

Representatives of Effingham County Housing Authority may be available by phone at (217) 342-3520. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

Effingham County Housing Authority does not participate in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program, so voucher holders cannot port to this housing authority. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.


Public Housing Apartments Operated by Effingham County Housing Authority

215 N Banker St

215 N Banker St
Effingham, Illinois