Moline Housing Authority

11th Avenue A
Moline, Rock Island County, Illinois 61265

Moline Housing Authority is a housing authority that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of December 1st, 2021, Moline Housing Authority has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

Moline Housing Authority serves Moline.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting List Status
Moline Housing Authority Public Housing Open Until Further Notice
Moline, Illinois Housing Choice Voucher Closed

Open Moline Housing Authority Waiting Lists

During 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.

Moline Housing Authority Website: https://molinehousing.com/.

Moline Housing Authority Phone: (309) 764-1819.

Open Until Further Notice: Public Housing Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The Moline Housing Authority (MHA) Public Housing waiting list for Efficiency, 1, 2, 3 and 4-Bedroom apartments is currently open.

The MHA is accepting applications for this waiting list as of November, 2021, until further notice. 

To apply during the opening period, complete the online application here.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

Selected applicants will be placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received.

For more information, visit the MHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the MHA on November 10, 2021.

Service Area

This waiting list is for rental assistance in Moline, Illinois. Apartments offered through this waiting list are only located within this service area.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (309) 764-1819.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 11/16/2021.

Other Moline Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Closed: Moline, Illinois Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The Moline Housing Authority (MHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. It was last open for one day in August, 2019. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

Moline, IL is located about 160 miles west of Chicago, IL.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

Selected applicants were placed on the waiting list by date and time the application was received.

The MHA received about 2,000 applications.

For more information, visit the MHA Housing Choice Voucher (Sec 8) page, or the MHA website.

Last Updated on 10/01/2019.

About Moline Housing Authority

More information about Moline Housing Authority can be found on its website at https://molinehousing.com/.

Representatives of Moline Housing Authority may be available by phone at (309) 764-1819. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 12/01/2021, it is not known if Moline 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 Moline Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Moline Housing Authority manages 195 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of June 30th, 2021:

Standard Ported Out
Vouchers 186 9
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $533 $569
Monthly Cost $99,117 $5,122

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Moline 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 20% having issued approximately 10 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 7 years and 7 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 13 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.5 persons and has a household income of $13,587 per year. 95% of households were very low income (VLI) and 72% were extremely low income (ELI). 45% 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 51% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

4% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 67% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 16% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 14% 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.

60% of households included children, 2% of which had two adults in the household. 58% of households with children have a female head of household. 93% of all households were headed by a female.

60% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 52% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Moline Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 16% include at least one person with a disability. 28% 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

17% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 42% with 2 bedrooms and 42% with 3 or more bedrooms. 23% 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 Moline Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $359 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $567. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $152.



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 Moline Housing Authority

Hillside Heights

825 17th St
Moline, Illinois

Spring Brook

4141 11th Avenue A
Moline, Illinois

Spring Valley

1150 41st Street Moline
Moline, Illinois