Rock Island Housing Authority

This housing agency serves Rock Island, Illinois.

Waiting List
Open Now: Douglas Park Place, 2 and 3-Bedroom Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Open Now: Cascade Garden, Low Income Housing Tax Credit Other Project Based Waiting List Learn More
Open Now: Rental Housing Support Program, 2-Bedroom Other Project Based Waiting List Learn More
Closed: Rock Island, Illinois Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Closed: Lynden Lane Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Closed: Sala Flats, 1 and 2-Bedroom Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Closed: 3rd & 11th Townhomes Public Housing Waiting List Learn More
Closed: 2-Bedroom Public Housing Waiting List Learn More
Closed: 1-Bedroom Public Housing Waiting List Learn More
Closed:  Voss Brothers Lofts, 1, 2, and 3-Bedroom Other Project Based Waiting List Learn More
Closed:  Voss Brothers Lofts, 1, 2-Bedroom, Market-Rate Other Project Based Waiting List Learn More
Closed: Lincoln Residences, 1, 2, 3 and 4-Bedroom Other Project Based Waiting List Learn More
Closed: Rental Housing Support Program, 1-Bedroom Other Project Based Waiting List Learn More
Open Until Further Notice: Two Rivers Point, 2-Bedroom Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Open Until Further Notice: Spencer Towers Public Housing Waiting List Learn More

Open Now: Douglas Park Place, 2 and 3-Bedroom Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

This waiting list is for Section 8 Project-Based Voucher rental housing assistance in Rock Island, Illinois.

The Rock Island Housing Authority (RIHA) is accepting Section 8 Project Based Voucher waiting list applications for 2 and 3-Bedroom apartments at Douglas Park Place Apartments from April 15, 2024 at 8:00 am, until July 26, 2024 at 4:00 pm CT.

This waiting list is for the following property:

  • Douglas Park Place - located at 720 – 9th Street in Rock Island, Illinois.

To apply while the waitlist is open, complete the online application.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

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

For more information, visit the Community Home Partners website.

Sources: This information was verified by the Community Home Partners application portal on April 2, 2024.

Open Now: Cascade Garden, Low Income Housing Tax Credit Other Project Based Waiting List

This waiting list is for Other Project Based rental housing assistance in Rock Island, Illinois.

The Rock Island Housing Authority (RIHA) is accepting Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) waiting list applications for 1 and 3-Bedroom apartments at Cascade Garden from May 28, 2024 at 8:00 am, until July 26, 2024 at 4:00 pm CT.

This waiting list has the following preferences:

  • Displaced from an urban renewal area
  • Displaced by a disaster, such as a fire or flood that resulted in extensive damage or has destroyed the unit.
  • Displaced by an activity carried on by an agency of the United States or by any State or local government body or agency
  • A family which has at least one member that is disabled.
  • A family that has at least one member that has been a victim of domestic violence.
  • A family that has at least one member that is working a minimum of 20-hours per week.

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

There are two ways to apply while the waitlist is open: 

  1. Complete the online application.
  2. Print the paper application.

For more information, visit the Community Home Partners website.

Sources: This information was verified by the Community Home Partners Public notice on May 16, 2024.

Open Now: Rental Housing Support Program, 2-Bedroom Other Project Based Waiting List

This waiting list is for Other Project Based rental housing assistance in Rock Island, Illinois.

The Rock Island Housing Authority (RIHA) is accepting Rental Housing Support Program waiting list applications for 2-Bedroom apartments from the earliest confirmed open date of July 9, 2024, until August 30, 2024 at 4:00 pm.

Please note: "RHSP is a unit-based rent assistance program that attaches subsidy to specifically identified apartments; vouchers are not given to individuals."

Preferences

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

Selection Process

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

Application Method

To apply while the waitlist is open, complete the online application.

For more information, visit the Community Home Partners website.

Sources: This information was verified by the Community Home Partners application portal on July 9, 2024.

Closed: Rock Island, Illinois Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

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

The Rock Island Housing Authority (RIHA) last accepted Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list applications for one day only on April 10, 2023. There is no notice 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: Local Preferences

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

For more information, visit the Community Home Partners website.

Sources: This information was verified by the RIHA notice on March 31, 2023.

Closed: Lynden Lane Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

This waiting list is for Section 8 Project-Based Voucher rental housing assistance in Rock Island, Illinois.

The Rock Island Housing Authority (RIHA) Section 8 Project-Based Voucher waiting list for 2, 3 and 4-Bedroom apartments at Lynden Lane is closed.

The RIHA last accepted applications for this waiting list as of December, 2021, until the earliest confirmed date of March 31, 2023. 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.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

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

For more information, visit the Lincoln Home Partners website.

Sources: This information was verified by the Community Home Partners application portal on December 6, 2021.

Closed: Sala Flats, 1 and 2-Bedroom Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

This waiting list is for Section 8 Project-Based Voucher rental housing assistance in Rock Island, Illinois.

The Rock Island Housing Authority (RIHA) last accepted Section 8 Project Based Voucher waiting list applications for 1 and 2-Bedroom apartments at Sala Flats Apartments from February 1, 2024 until April 30, 2024. There is no notice when this waiting list will reopen.

This waiting list was for the following property:

  • Sala Flats - located in Rock Island, IL. 

To apply while the waitlist was open, applicants were required to complete the online application.

Preferences have not been confirmed.

It was not known how applicants were placed on the waiting list.

For more information, visit the Community Home Partners website.

Sources: This information was verified by the Community Home Partners application portal on January 16, 2024.

Closed: 3rd & 11th Townhomes Public Housing Waiting List

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

The Rock Island Housing Authority (RIHA) Public Housing waiting list for 2 and 3-Bedroom apartments at 3rd & 11th Townhomes is closed.

The RIHA last accepted applications for this waiting list as of December, 2021, until the earliest confirmed date of March 31, 2023. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

There were two ways to apply during the opening period: 

  1. Complete the online application.
  2. Print the paper application.

Once the application has been completed, it must be retuned to the RIHA office, located at 227 21st Street Rock Island, IL 61201. RIHA will not accept applications via fax or email.

This waiting list had the following preferences:

  • Domestic Violence
  • Veterans of the US Armed Forces
  • Working Family

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

For more information, visit the Community Home Partners website.

Sources: This information was verified by the Community Home Partners application portal on December 7, 2021.

Closed: 2-Bedroom Public Housing Waiting List

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

The Rock Island Housing Authority (RIHA) last accepted Public Housing waiting list applications for 2-Bedroom apartments from March 20, 2023, until May 8, 2023. 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.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

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

For more information, visit the Community Home Partners website.

Sources: This information was verified by the RIHA notice on September 25, 2023.

Closed: 1-Bedroom Public Housing Waiting List

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

The Rock Island Housing Authority (RIHA) last accepted Public Housing waiting list applications for 2-Bedroom apartments the earliest confirmed date of March 31, 2023, until May 8, 2023. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

To apply while the waitlist was open, applicants were required to complete the online application.

Preferences have not been confirmed.

It was not known how applicants were placed on the waiting list.

For more information, visit the Community Home Partners website.

Sources: This information was verified by the Community Home Partners public notice on September 25, 2023.

Closed:  Voss Brothers Lofts, 1, 2, and 3-Bedroom Other Project Based Waiting List

This waiting list is for Other Project Based rental housing assistance in Rock Island, Illinois.

The Rock Island Housing Authority (RIHA) last accepted waiting list applications for 1, 2 and 3-Bedroom apartments at Voss Brothers Lofts from the earliest confirmed date of March 31, 2023, until May 8, 2023. 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.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

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

For more information, visit the Community Home Partners website.

Sources: This information was verified by the RIHA application portal on March 31, 2023.

Closed:  Voss Brothers Lofts, 1, 2-Bedroom, Market-Rate Other Project Based Waiting List

This waiting list is for Other Project Based rental housing assistance in Rock Island, Illinois.

The Rock Island Housing Authority (RIHA) last accepted Market Rate waiting list applications for 1, 2-Bedroom apartments at Voss Brothers Lofts from the earliest confirmed date of March 31, 2023, until May 8, 2023. 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.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

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

For more information, visit the Community Home Partners website.

Sources: This information was verified by the RIHA application portal on March 31, 2023.

Closed: Lincoln Residences, 1, 2, 3 and 4-Bedroom Other Project Based Waiting List

This waiting list is for Other Project Based rental housing assistance in Rock Island, Illinois.

The Rock Island Housing Authority (RIHA) last accepted waiting list applications for 1, 2, 3 and 4-Bedroom apartments at Lincoln Residences from October 6, 2023, until December 31, 2023. There is no notice when this waiting list will reopen.

To apply while the waitlist was open, applicants were required to complete the online application.

Preferences have not been confirmed.

It was not known how applicants were placed on the waiting list.

For more information, visit the Community Home Partners website.

Sources: This information was verified by the Community Home Partners public notice on September 25, 2023

Closed: Rental Housing Support Program, 1-Bedroom Other Project Based Waiting List

This waiting list is for Other Project Based rental housing assistance in Rock Island, Illinois.

The Rock Island Housing Authority (RIHA) last accepted Rental Housing Support Program waiting list applications for 1-Bedroom apartments from July 1, 2024, until the earliest confirmed close date of July 3, 2024. There is no notice when this waiting list will reopen.

Preferences

Preferences have not been confirmed.

Selection Process

It was not known how applicants were placed on the waiting list.

Application Method

To apply while the waitlist was open, applicants were required to complete the online application.

For more information, visit the Community Home Partners website.

Sources: This information was verified by the RIHA application portal on July 3, 2024.

Open Until Further Notice: Two Rivers Point, 2-Bedroom Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

This waiting list is for Section 8 Project-Based Voucher rental housing assistance in Rock Island, Illinois.

The Rock Island Housing Authority (RIHA) is accepting Section 8 Project Based Voucher waiting list applications for 2-Bedroom apartments at Two Rivers Point apartments from the earliest confirmed open date of April 2, 2024, until further notice.

To apply while the waitlist is open, complete the online application.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

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

For more information, visit the Community Home Partners website.

Sources: This information was verified by the Community Home Partners application portal on April 2, 2024.

Open Until Further Notice: Spencer Towers Public Housing Waiting List

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

The Rock Island Housing Authority (RIHA) is accepting Public Housing waiting list applications for 1-Bedroom apartments at Spencer Towers on October 6, 2023, until further notice.

To apply while the waitlist is open, complete the online application.

This waiting list has the following preferences:

  • Domestic Violence
  • Veterans of the US Armed Forces
  • Working Family

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

For more information, visit the Community Home Partners website.

Sources: This information was verified by the Community Home Partners public notice on September 25, 2023.

About The Agency

Rock Island Housing Authority provides affordable housing for up to 728 low- and moderate-income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher and public housing programs.

Monday 8:30am-5:00pm
Tuesday 8:30am-5:00pm
Wednesday 8:30am-5:00pm
Thursday 8:30am-5:00pm
Friday 8:30am-5:00pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

227 21st Street, Rock Island, IL

Visit Website(309) 788-0825

Section 8 Application Checklist

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How large is the Rock Island Housing Authority?

Rock Island Housing Authority serves 635 low-income households. The agency manages 561 Housing Choice Vouchers and 209 public housing units.

What are the incomes of residents served by the Rock Island Housing Authority?

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 78 percent of households served by Rock Island Housing Authority. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 94 percent of Rock Island Housing Authority households.

How many Rock Island Housing Authority residents are employed?

Working adults head 190 households and make up 30 percent of households served by Rock Island Housing Authority.

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

There are 425 female-headed renter households living in Rock Island Housing Authority housing. Households headed by females are 67% of those served by the Rock Island Housing Authority.

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

Black 419
White 184
Hispanic 25

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

There are 146 households headed by seniors served by the Rock Island Housing Authority. Senior households are 23% of households in Rock Island Housing Authority housing.

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

There are 139 persons with disabilities living in Rock Island Housing Authority housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 22% of households served by the Rock Island Housing Authority.

How does HUD rate the performance of the Rock Island Housing Authority?

The Rock Island Housing Authority is rated as a high 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.

How often does Rock Island Housing Authority open new waiting lists?

Rock Island Housing Authority’s Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) waiting list was last opened on April 10, 2023 and closed on April 11, 2023.

Public Housing Communities Managed by Rock Island Housing Authority

Sala Flats

1829 4th Ave, Rock Island, Illinois 61201

bed Studio-3
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
accessibility Accessible

Two Rivers Point

3130 9th St, Rock Island, Illinois 61201

bed Studio-2

Spencer Towers

111 20th St, Rock Island, Illinois 61201

bed 1
payment Subsidized

Rockisland Manor

2703 7th St, Rock Island, Illinois 61201