Warren County Housing Authority

200 E Harlem Avenue
Monmouth, Warren County, Illinois 61462

Warren County Housing Authority is a housing authority that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of December 5th, 2021, Warren County Housing Authority has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

Warren County Housing Authority serves Warren County.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting List Status
Warren County Housing Authority Public Housing Open Until Further Notice
Warren County Housing Authority Public Housing Closed

Open Warren County Housing Authority Waiting Lists

During the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, some waiting list openings may be postponed until further notice. Application methods may change, as well. Visit the housing authority's website for the latest on its current operations, if one is available. If there is no information online, you can contact the housing authority directly. Office operations may be different from usual, and it may take days or weeks to get a response.

Warren County Housing Authority Phone: (309) 734-2080.

Open Until Further Notice: Public Housing 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Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.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 Waiting List
The Warren County Housing Authority is currently accepting public housing waiting list applications for families and senior/disabled individuals.


This Housing Authority has 2 family communities for families and two  high rise communities for elderly/disabled individuals.


To apply for public housing you must go into the office to complete an application, the office is located at 200 E. Harlem Ave. Monmouth, IL 61462, during normal office hours, Monday-Friday.


Be sure to bring originals of birth certificates, social security cards, and photo IDs for all adult household members with you at the time you complete your application.


This Housing Authority lists the following preferences that may improve your spot on the waiting list as: elderly, disabled, victims of domestic violence, and local residents.


For more information the Housing Authority can be reached by calling the office at 309-734-2080.
Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (309)734-2080.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 05/22/2015.

Other Warren County Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Closed: Public Housing Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List
The Warren County Housing Authority is currently accepting public housing waiting list applications for families and senior/disabled individuals.


This housing authority has two family communities for families and two high rise communities for elderly/disabled individuals.


This housing authority lists the following preferences that may improve your spot on the waiting list as: elderly, disabled, victims of domestic violence, and local residents.The Warren County Housing Authority is currently accepting public housing waiting list applications for families and senior/disabled individuals.


This Housing Authority has 2 family communities for families and two  high rise communities for elderly/disabled individuals.


To apply for public housing you must go into the office to complete an application, the office is located at 200 E. Harlem Ave. Monmouth, IL 61462, during normal office hours, Monday-Friday.


Be sure to bring originals of birth certificates, social security cards, and photo IDs for all adult household members with you at the time you complete your application.


This Housing Authority lists the following preferences that may improve your spot on the waiting list as: elderly, disabled, victims of domestic violence, and local residents.


For more information the Housing Authority can be reached by calling the office at 309-734-2080.

Last Updated on 05/22/2015.

About Warren County Housing Authority

Representatives of Warren County Housing Authority may be available by phone at (309) 734-2080. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 12/05/2021, it is not known if Warren County Housing Authority is either absorbing or billing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher portability requests for porting in. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.


About the Warren County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Warren County Housing Authority manages 79 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of September 30th, 2021:

Standard
Vouchers 79
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $374
Monthly Cost $29,523

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Warren County 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 24% having issued approximately 3 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 4 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 3 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.2 persons and has a household income of $12,467 per year. 97% of households were very low income (VLI) and 66% were extremely low income (ELI). 43% 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 53% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

9% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 51% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 20% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 19% 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.

51% of households included children, 9% of which had two adults in the household. 45% of households with children have a female head of household. 80% of all households were headed by a female.

15% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 15% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Warren County Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 13% include at least one person with a disability. 20% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 50% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

42% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 26% with 2 bedrooms and 32% with 3 or more bedrooms. 7% 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 Warren County Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $299 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $509. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $174.



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 Warren County Housing Authority

Oak Terrace

200 E Harlem Ave
Monmouth, Illinois

Lincoln Homes

800 S 9th St
Monmouth, Illinois