About Moline Housing Authority

The Moline Housing Authority is a Section 8 and Public Housing Public Housing Agency in Moline, Illinois.

The Moline Housing Authority serves Moline.

Moline Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Public Housing Waiting List: Open Indefinitely

The Moline County Housing Authority is now accepting public housing applications for families.

According to their website there is currently a 3 year wait.

To obtain an application you may go to their website at www.molinehousing.com or go to their Central Office located at:  4141 11th Avenue A, Moline, IL 61265.  All application must be hand delivered and be sure to bring originals of birth certificates, social security cards, proof of income, and a DL or state ID.

Before being placed on the waiting list, all applicants must pass a criminal background check, credit check, sex offender check, and a landlord reference check.

For any questions the Housing Authority may be reached at:  309-764-1819

Last Updated on 05/22/2015.

Moline Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List: Closed

The Moline Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program waiting list is currently closed.  To check your status on the list go here.

The Moline Housing Authority is having trouble getting local landlords to rent to persons who have a Section 8 voucher.  This news article details the issue.

Last Updated on 07/20/2015.

Public Housing Waiting List: Closed

The Moline Housing Authority is now accepting public housing applications for families.

The website states that there is a 3 year wait on the waiting list.

All utilities are included.
The Moline County Housing Authority is now accepting public housing applications for families.

According to their website there is currently a 3 year wait.

To obtain an application you may go to their website at www.molinehousing.com or go to their Central Office located at:  4141 11th Avenue A, Moline, IL 61265.  All application must be hand delivered and be sure to bring originals of birth certificates, social security cards, proof of income, and a DL or state ID.

Before being placed on the waiting list, all applicants must pass a criminal background check, credit check, sex offender check, and a landlord reference check.

For any questions the Housing Authority may be reached at:  309-764-1819

Last Updated on 05/22/2015.

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


About the Moline Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the most recent VMS report, Moline Housing Authority manages 204 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each:

Standard Ported Out
Vouchers 202 2
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $498 $1,228
Monthly Cost $100,525 $2,455

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.


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