Effingham County Housing Authority

This housing agency serves Effingham County, Illinois.

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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.

Open Until Further Notice: Effingham County Housing Authority Public Housing 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.

About The Agency

Effingham County Housing Authority provides affordable housing for up to 104 low- and moderate-income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher programs.

215 North Banker Street, Effingham, IL

(217) 342-3520

Section 8 Application Checklist

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Keep track of everything you need to apply for a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher in this printable checklist created by Affordable Housing Online

How large is the Effingham County Housing Authority?

Effingham County Housing Authority serves 101 low-income households. The agency manages 0 Housing Choice Vouchers and 101 public housing units.

What are the incomes of residents served by the Effingham County Housing Authority?

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 48 percent of households served by Effingham County Housing Authority. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 75 percent of Effingham County Housing Authority households.

How many Effingham County Housing Authority residents are employed?

Working adults head 58 households and make up 58 percent of households served by Effingham County Housing Authority.

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

There are 67 female-headed renter households living in Effingham County Housing Authority housing. Households headed by females are 67% of those served by the Effingham County Housing Authority.

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

White 100
Hispanic 1

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

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

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

There are 10 persons with disabilities living in Effingham County Housing Authority housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 10% of households served by the Effingham County Housing Authority.

How does HUD rate the performance of the Effingham County Housing Authority?

The Effingham County Housing Authority is rated as a high performer by HUD.

HUD rates the performance of Public Housing Agencies. The department looks at physical condition of properties, financial condition, management operations, and use of Public Housing Capital Funds for improvements.

Public Housing Communities Managed by Effingham County Housing Authority

215 N Banker St

215 N Banker St, Effingham, Illinois 62401

payment Subsidized