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Vermilion Housing Authority

1607 Clyman Lane
Danville, Vermilion County, Illinois 61832

Vermilion Housing Authority is a Public Housing Agency that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing, Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH), and Family Unification Program (FUP) programs. As of December 4th, 2020, Vermilion Housing Authority has 2 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

The Vermilion County, Illinois Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List will open on December 7th, 2020. The Public Housing Waiting List is open indefinitely.

Vermilion Housing Authority serves Vermilion County.

The Housing Authority of the City of Danville and the Housing Authority of the County of Vermilion merged into the Vermilion Housing Authority in 2020.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
Vermilion County, Illinois Housing Choice Voucher Open Soon
Public Housing Open Until Further Notice

Open Vermilion Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, some 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, it may take days or weeks to get a response.

Vermilion Housing Authority Website: https://www.vermilionhousing.com/.

Vermilion Housing Authority Phone: (217) 443-0621.

COVID-19 Update: As of November 20, 2020, the website says:

"The Vermilion Housing Authority is committed to doing everything we can to ensure the health and well-being of our residents and staff. To help prevent the further spread of COVID-19, the VHA offices will close to the public effective:

Monday, November 23, 2020

Until Further Notice

VHA will receive annual or interim recertification documentation via drop box at your location (if available), mail, fax, or e-mail for processing during this timeframe. Public Housing residents and HCV program participants may contact staff via telephone and/or e-mail for assistance."

More information can be found on the Vermilion Housing Authority home page.

Open Soon: Vermilion County, Illinois Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Vermilion Housing Authority (VHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is opening soon. Applications will be accepted from December 7, 2020 at 7:30 am CT, until further notice.

To apply during the opening period, complete the online application that will be available here.

There are preferences, but they have not yet been confirmed.

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

For more information, read the VHA public notice, or visit the VHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the VHA on November 20, 2020.

Service Area

This waiting list is for rental assistance in Vermilion County, Illinois.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (217) 444-3122.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 11/20/2020.

Open Until Further Notice: Public Housing Waiting List

How To Apply to the Public Housing Waiting List

The Vermilion Housing Authority (VHA) waiting list for Public Housing apartments is currently open. Applications are being accepted since at least November, 2020, until further notice.

There are two ways to apply during the opening period:

This waiting list has the following preferences:

  • Vermilion County Resident
    Has a legal domicile in Vermilion County
  • Veteran
    Head of household has served in the United States Armed Forces and who was discharged or released from such service under conditions other than dishonorable
  • Working
    Head/Spouse/Co-head work a minimum of twenty (20) hours per week
  • Elderly
    Head/Spouse/Co-head is 62 years or older
  • Disabled
    Head/Spouse/Co-head is disabled
  • Displaced by Natural Disaster
    Fire, flood, earthquake or other federally declared disaster that has caused the unit to be uninhabitable
  • Displaced by Domestic Violence
    Displaced by domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault and stalking

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

For more information, visit the HACD website.

Sources: This information was verified by the HACD on November 20, 2020.

Service Area

This waiting list is for rental assistance in Allerton, Danville, Fairmount, Georgetown, Hoopeston, and Rossville, 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 (217) 443-0621.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 11/20/2020.

About Vermilion Housing Authority

More information about Vermilion Housing Authority can be found on its website at https://www.vermilionhousing.com/.

Representatives of Vermilion Housing Authority may be available by phone at (217) 443-0621. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of December 4th, 2020, it is not known if Vermilion Housing Authority is processing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher portability requests for porting in due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

As of 04/22/2019, Vermilion Housing Authority is absorbing for Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher port-in requests. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.


About the Vermilion Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Vermilion Housing Authority manages 436 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 Family Unification Ported Out VASH
Vouchers 297 10 21 108
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $434 $448 $1,152 $400
Monthly Cost $128,990 $4,477 $24,191 $43,159

Public Housing Apartments Operated by Vermilion Housing Authority

Churchill Towers, Madisonct., Carver Pkadd

101 E Seminary St
Danville, Illinois

Mer Che Manor

723 Oak St
Danville, Illinois

Fair Oaks Addition

901 Fowler Ave
Danville, Illinois