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Housing Authority - City of Alton

2406 CRAWFORD STREET
Alton, Madison County, Illinois 62002

Housing Authority - City of Alton is a Public Housing Agency that participates in the Public Housing program. As of September 28th, 2020, Housing Authority - City of Alton has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

The Public Housing Waiting List is open indefinitely.

Housing Authority - City of Alton serves Alton.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
Public Housing Open Until Further Notice

Open Housing Authority - City of Alton Waiting Lists

Due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, some waiting list openings may be postponed until further notice. Visit the housing authority's website for the latest on its current operations, if one is available. If there is no information online, contact the housing authority directly. Due to a high volume of calls and modified office hours in most areas, it may take days or weeks to get a response.

Housing Authority - City of Alton Phone: (618) 465-4260.

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Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.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

The Alton City Housing Authority is currently accepting public housing waiting list applications for families and elderly/disabled individuals. 


This Housing Authority has two apartment complexes dedicated to the elderly/disabled individuals and two apartment complexes dedicated to families, located throughout Alton City.


To apply for public housing, visit their office during normal business hours Monday- Friday, located at 2406 Crawford Ave., Alton, IL 62002.


Once the application is completed you must hand deliver it on Wednesday's only between the hours of 9am-5pm.  All adults in the household must be present.  Also, be sure to bring birth certificates, social security cards, proof of income, and photo IDs for 18 an older applicants.


This Housing Authority lists the following preferences that may improve your spot on the waiting list as:  working for 6 months, elderly, disabled, veteran, homeless, local, or training/education.


The wait time for public housing is approximately one year.


For more information the Housing Authority can be reached by calling 618-683-4791 during normal business hours.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (618)465-4260.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 06/03/2016.

About Housing Authority - City of Alton

Representatives of Housing Authority - City of Alton may be available by phone at (618) 465-4260. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

Housing Authority - City of Alton 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 Housing Authority - City of Alton

Oakwood Estates

3010 Belle St
Alton, Illinois