Kendall Housing Authority

811 W John St
Yorkville, Kendall County, Illinois 60560

Kendall Housing Authority is a Public Housing Agency in Yorkville, Illinois that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program.

Kendall Housing Authority serves Kendall County.

The Kendall Housing Authority is administered by the DuPage Housing Authority. When calling the Kendall Housing Authority, a representative will answer as the DuPage Housing Authority.

The following agencies operate on behalf of Kendall Housing Authority:

Agency Serves
DuPage Housing Authority DuPage County, Kendall County
Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
Kendall County, Illinois Housing Choice Voucher Closed

Other Kendall Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Closed: Kendall County, Illinois Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Kendall Housing Authority (KHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. It was last open for nine days in March 2018; and before that in 2008. 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: Live or work 37.5+ hours per week in Kendall County; one adult works 30+ hours per week or is in job training in Kendall County (elderly or disabled persons in Kendall Count qualify for this preference); Kendall County resident displaced by government action or natural disaster; household of two or more people with at least one minor child (elderly or disabled persons qualify for this preference); veteran; victim of domestic violence; FSS participant; other HUD program participant; homeless or soon to be homeless; applicant or family member fleeing from violence.

300 applicants were placed on the waiting list by date and time the application was received, by order of preferences.

All applicants will receive an email within 45-60 days of the waiting list closing that states their waiting list status.

For more information, visit the KHA website, or call the DuPage Housing Authority at (630) 690-3555

Last Updated on 03/09/2018.

About Kendall Housing Authority

More information about Kendall Housing Authority can be found on its website at

Representatives of Kendall Housing Authority may be available by phone at (630) 690-3555. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 02/26/2020, it is not known if Kendall Housing Authority 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 Kendall Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Kendall Housing Authority manages 145 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, 2019:

Standard Ported Out
Vouchers 132 13
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $928 $1,019
Monthly Cost $122,457 $13,247

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Kendall Housing Authority

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 10% having issued approximately 33 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 7 years and 9 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 68 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 3.4 persons and has a household income of $19,000 per year. 91% of households were very low income (VLI) and 66% were extremely low income (ELI). 49% of households had wages as a major source of income, 1% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 43% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

1% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 75% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 16% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 8% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 1% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

76% of households included children, 4% of which had two adults in the household. 74% of households with children have a female head of household. 95% of all households were headed by a female.

76% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 69% of all heads of households being Black and 1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Kendall Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 13% include at least one person with a disability. 21% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 59% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

5% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 26% with 2 bedrooms and 69% 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 Kendall Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $510 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $2,209. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $162.

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.