Peoria Housing Authority

This housing agency serves Peoria, Illinois.

Waiting List
Closed: Peoria, Illinois Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Closed: Peoria Housing Authority Public Housing Waiting List Learn More
Open Until Further Notice: Peoria, Illinois Non-Elderly Disabled (NED) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List Learn More

Closed: Peoria, Illinois Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

This waiting list is for Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher rental housing assistance in Peoria, Illinois.

The Peoria Housing Authority (PHA) last accepted Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list applications from April 15, 2019 until October 2, 2023.

There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

There were two ways to apply while the waiting list was open:

  1. Pick up an application at the PHA Administrative Office.
  2. Call the PHA to request an application by mail.

Once the application has been completed, it must be hand delivered to the HCV Eligibility Clerk in the PHA office.

This waiting list had the following preferences: 

  • Local Resident: Must be a resident of Peoria County for twelve (12) consecutive months
  • Working: Must have been employed for six (6) consecutive months
  • Disability: Head of Household diagnosed with documented disability
  • Student: Must be able to provide documentation of full-time student status
  • Economic Self-Sufficiency Participant: Must be able to provide documentation of participation in an economic self-sufficiency program
  • Veteran: Head of Household or Spouse is a U.S. veteran

It was not known how selected applicants will be placed on the waiting list.

For more information, visit the PHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the PHA on September 6, 2023.

Closed: Peoria Housing Authority Public Housing Waiting List

This waiting list is for Public Housing rental housing assistance in Peoria, Illinois.

The Peoria Housing Authority (PHA) last accepted Public Housing waiting list applications from the earliest confirmed date least July, 2021, until October 2, 2023. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

There were two ways to apply during the opening period:

  1. Pick up an application at the PHA Administrative Office.
  2. Call the PHA to request an application by mail.

Once the application was completed, it was hand delivered to the Public Housing Eligibility Specialist in the PHA office.

The maximum income limits for each household size can be found here.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

It was not known how selected applicants will be placed on the waiting list.

For more information, visit the PHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the PHA on September 6, 2023.

Open Until Further Notice: Peoria, Illinois Non-Elderly Disabled (NED) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

This waiting list is for Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher rental housing assistance in Peoria, Illinois.

The Peoria Housing Authority (PHA) Near Elderly Disabled (NED) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open. Applications are being accepted since at least July, 2021, until further notice.

Please note: According to the PHA, "The NED Program serves the family whose head of household is disabled and under the age of 62."

There are two ways to apply during the opening period:

  1. Pick up an application at the PHA Administrative Office; located at 100 S Richard Pryor Pl, Peoria, IL 61605; from 8:00 am until 5:00 pm.
  2. Call (309) 676-8736, Ext. 14079 to request an application by mail.

Once the application has been completed, it must be hand delivered to the HCV Eligibility Clerk in the PHA office at the address above; on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30 am until 1:00 pm, and 2:00 pm until 4:00 pm. Applicants will be interviewed by the PHA Eligibility Clerk to review the application for completeness and accuracy. The PHA states that applicants should allow time for an interview when the application is submitted.

The maximum income limits for each household size can be found here.

Required documents can be found here, in the "How to Apply" tab.

This waiting list has the following preferences: 

  • Local Resident: Must be a resident of Peoria County for twelve (12) consecutive months
  • Working: Must have been employed for six (6) consecutive months
  • Disability: Head of Household diagnosed with documented disability
  • Student: Must be able to provide documentation of full-time student status
  • Economic Self-Sufficiency Participant: Must be able to provide documentation of participation in an economic self-sufficiency program
  • Veteran: Head of Household or Spouse is a U.S. veteran

It is not known how selected applicants will be placed on the waiting list.

For more information, visit the PHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the PHA on July 16, 2021.

About The Agency

Peoria Housing Authority provides affordable housing for up to 2,933 low- and moderate-income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher and public housing programs.

Monday 8:30am-4:00pm
Tuesday 8:30am-4:00pm
Wednesday 8:30am-4:00pm
Thursday 8:30am-4:00pm
Friday 8:30am-4:00pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

100 South Richard Pryor Place, Peoria, IL

Visit Website(309) 676-8736

Section 8 Application Checklist

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Keep track of everything you need to apply for a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher in this printable checklist created by Affordable Housing Online

How large is the Peoria Housing Authority?

Peoria Housing Authority serves 2,205 low-income households. The agency manages 2,107 Housing Choice Vouchers and 457 public housing units.

What are the incomes of residents served by the Peoria Housing Authority?

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 76 percent of households served by Peoria Housing Authority. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 95 percent of Peoria Housing Authority households.

How many Peoria Housing Authority residents are employed?

Working adults head 793 households and make up 36 percent of households served by Peoria Housing Authority.

How many female-headed renter households are served by the Peoria Housing Authority?

There are 1830 female-headed renter households living in Peoria Housing Authority housing. Households headed by females are 83% of those served by the Peoria Housing Authority.

What racial and ethnic groups are found among Peoria Housing Authority renters?

Black 1,852
White 309
Hispanic 22

How many senior-headed renter households are served by Peoria Housing Authority?

There are 418 households headed by seniors served by the Peoria Housing Authority. Senior households are 19% of households in Peoria Housing Authority housing.

How many households headed by persons with disabilities live in Peoria Housing Authority housing?

There are 418 persons with disabilities living in Peoria Housing Authority housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 19% of households served by the Peoria Housing Authority.

How does HUD rate the performance of the Peoria Housing Authority?

The Peoria Housing Authority is rated as a standard performer by HUD.

HUD rates the performance of Public Housing Agencies. The department looks at physical condition of properties, financial condition, management operations, and use of Public Housing Capital Funds for improvements.

Public Housing Communities Managed by Peoria Housing Authority

Taft Homes

210 Eaton St, Peoria, Illinois 61603

Harrison Homes South Phase 2

2604 W Krause Ave, Peoria, Illinois 61605

payment Subsidized
accessibility Accessible

Harrison Homes South

2110 S Oregon St, Peoria, Illinois 61605

payment Subsidized

Hope VI Phase 2

908 W Millman St, Peoria, Illinois 61604

payment Subsidized

Hope VI Phase 2

1223 SW Jefferson Ave, Peoria, Illinois 61605

payment Subsidized
accessibility Accessible

Riverwest South

812 W McBean St, Peoria, Illinois 61605

payment Subsidized
accessibility Accessible

Pennsylvania Terrace Sterling Towers Eas

2625 W Reservoir Blvd, Peoria, Illinois 61615

payment Subsidized

Harrison Homes South Phase 2b

2508 W Krause Ave, Peoria, Illinois 61605