Housing Authority - County of Saline

927 West Barnett Street
Harrisburg, Saline County, Illinois 62946

Housing Authority - County of Saline is a housing authority that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of August 16th, 2022, Housing Authority - County of Saline has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

Housing Authority - County of Saline offers Public Housing and Section 8 Housing rental assistance in Saline County.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting List Status
Housing Authority - County of Saline Public Housing Open Until Further Notice
Housing Authority - County of Saline Public Housing Closed

Open Housing Authority - County of Saline Waiting Lists

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Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

The Saline County Housing Authority is now accepting public housing applications for families and seniors/disabled individuals.


To get an application please go to their office located at 927 W. Barnett St., Harrisburg, IL 62946.


Once your application is completed, call the Housing Authority at 618-252-6381 to schedule an appointment to hand in your application and finish the process.


Please be sure to have birth certificates, social security cards, proof of income, and at least 6 references at the time of your interview.


For more information or any questions please contact the Housing Authority at 618-252-6382
Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (618)252-6381.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 05/22/2015.

Other Housing Authority - County of Saline Waiting Lists

Closed: Public Housing Waiting List

The Saline County Housing Authority is now accepting public housing applications for families and seniors/disabled individuals.


To get an application please go to their office located at 927 W. Barnett St., Harrisburg, IL 62946.


Once your application is completed, call the Housing Authority at 618-252-6381 to schedule an appointment to hand in your application and finish the process.


Please be sure to have birth certificates, social security cards, proof of income, and at least 6 references at the time of your interview.


For more information or any questions please contact the Housing Authority at 618-252-6382The Saline County Housing Authority is now accepting public housing applications for families and seniors/disabled individuals.


To get an application please go to their office located at 927 W. Barnett St., Harrisburg, IL 62946.


Once your application is completed, call the Housing Authority at 618-252-6381 to schedule an appointment to hand in your application and finish the process.


Please be sure to have birth certificates, social security cards, proof of income, and at least 6 references at the time of your interview.


For more information or any questions please contact the Housing Authority at 618-252-6382

Last Updated on 05/22/2015.

About Housing Authority - County of Saline

Representatives of Housing Authority - County of Saline may be available by phone at (618) 252-6381. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 08/16/2022, it is not known if Housing Authority - County of Saline 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 Housing Authority - County of Saline Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Housing Authority - County of Saline manages 79 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
Vouchers 79
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $441
Monthly Cost $34,820

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Housing Authority - County of Saline

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 17% having issued approximately 7 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 5 years and 4 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 11 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.6 persons and has a household income of $10,816 per year. 98% of households were very low income (VLI) and 79% were extremely low income (ELI). 36% of households had wages as a major source of income, 2% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 59% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

9% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 58% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 17% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 16% 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.

63% of households included children, 10% of which had two adults in the household. 60% of households with children have a female head of household. 89% of all households were headed by a female.

35% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 32% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Housing Authority - County of Saline Housing Choice Voucher program, 12% include at least one person with a disability. 22% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 63% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

20% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 40% with 2 bedrooms and 40% with 3 or more bedrooms. 14% 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 Housing Authority - County of Saline voucher holders in 2016 was $256 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $549. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $136.



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.


Public Housing Apartments Operated by Housing Authority - County of Saline

Scattered Sites

2 N Skaggs St
Harrisburg, Illinois

Scattered Sites

1009 S Holland St
Harrisburg, Illinois

Scattered Sites

160 Dewey Rd
Eldorado, Illinois