Peoria Housing Authority is a Public Housing Agency in Peoria, Illinois that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing, and Family Self-Sufficiency programs. As of May 25th, 2020, Peoria Housing Authority has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.
The Peoria, Illinois Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is open indefinitely.
Peoria Housing Authority serves Peoria.
Waiting List Statuses
|Peoria, Illinois Housing Choice Voucher
||Open Until Further Notice
| Public Housing
Open Peoria Housing Authority Waiting Lists
Due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, some upcoming waiting list openings may be postponed until further notice. Visit the housing authority's website for the latest on its current operations, if one is available. If there is no information online, contact the housing authority directly. Due to a high volume of calls and modified office hours in most areas, expect a long wait time (days or weeks) for a response.
Peoria Housing Authority Website: http://www.peoriahousing.org/.
Peoria Housing Authority Phone: (309) 676-8736.
Open Until Further Notice:
Peoria, Illinois Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List
Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.
How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List
The Peoria Housing Authority (PHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open, from April 15, 2019 at 8:00 am CT, until further notice. It was last open for one day only in August, 2014.
- A recorded message by the PHA states that this waiting list is closed, but Affordable Housing Online has confirmed that as of June 26, 2019, the waiting list is still open.
- The PHA may stop distributing applications at a certain date, but continue to allow applications already obtained to be submitted.
To apply, pick up an application at the PHA office located at 100 South Richard Pryor Place, Peoria, Illinois 61605.
Once the application has been completed, it must be dropped off at the PHA office at the address above on Tuesdays and Thursdays only.
This waiting list has the following preferences: Elderly, Disabled, Live, Work, or Attend School Locally, Working/Employed for 6 months or longer, Job Training or Higher Education, Enrolled in a Local Self Sufficiency Program.
Selected applicants will be placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received, by order of preferences.
For more information, visit the PHA website.
Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (309) 676-8736.
Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.
Last Updated on 06/27/2019.
Other Peoria Housing Authority Waiting Lists
Public Housing Waiting List
How To Apply to the Public Housing Waiting List
The status of this waiting list is unknown. If you have information regarding this waiting list contact us
Last Updated on 04/12/2019.
About Peoria Housing Authority
More information about Peoria Housing Authority can be found on its website at http://www.peoriahousing.org/.
Representatives of Peoria Housing Authority may be available by phone at (309) 676-8736. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.
Open today from 8:30am to 4:00pm CT.
About the Peoria Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program
As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Peoria Housing Authority manages 1,691 active Housing Choice Vouchers.
The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of December 31st, 2019:
||Standard ||Homeownership ||Ported Out ||VASH ||Non-Elderly Disabled |
||1,529 ||11 ||26 ||31 ||94 |
|Monthly Cost Per Voucher
||$502 ||$477 ||$732 ||$408 ||$422 |
||$767,231 ||$5,248 ||$19,021 ||$12,648 ||$39,698 |
Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Peoria 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 13% having issued approximately 134 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 7 years and 6 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 25 months on the waiting list1.
According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.6 persons and has a household income of $12,507 per year. 97% of households were very low income (VLI) and 76% were extremely low income (ELI). 39% of households had wages as a major source of income, 4% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 47% 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, 64% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 20% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 11% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 0% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.
58% of households included children, 2% of which had two adults in the household. 56% of households with children have a female head of household. 87% of all households were headed by a female.
84% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 83% of all heads of households being Black and 0% being Hispanic.
Of all households participating in the Peoria Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 18% include at least one person with a disability. 31% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 89% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.
Bedroom Size and Overhousing
19% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 33% with 2 bedrooms and 47% with 3 or more bedrooms. 22% 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 Peoria Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $335 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $541. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $151.
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 Peoria Housing Authority
210 Eaton St
2625 W Reservoir Blvd
3947 W Creighton Ter
2110 S Oregon St
908 W Millman St
1223 SW Jefferson Ave
812 W McBean St
2604 W Krause Ave
2508 W Krause Ave