Williamson County Housing Authority

This housing agency serves Williamson County, Illinois.

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Open Until Further Notice: Williamson County, Illinois Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Open Until Further Notice: Williamson County Housing Authority Public Housing Waiting List Learn More

Open Until Further Notice: Williamson County, Illinois Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Williamson County Housing Authority (WCHA) is accepting Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list applications from March 14, 2023, until further notice.

There are two ways to apply during the opening period:

  1. Pick up an application from the WCHA office, located at 300 Hickory, Carterville, IL 62918.
  2. Print the paper application.

Once the paper application is completed, it must be either:

  1. Dropped off at the WCHA office, address mentioned above.
  2. Mailed to the Williamson County Housing Authority, 300 Hickory, PO Box 45, Carterville, IL  62918.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

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

For more information, visit the WCHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the WCHA Housing Choice Voucher Page on March 1, 2023.

Open Until Further Notice: Williamson County Housing Authority Public Housing Waiting List

The Williamson County Housing Authority (WCHA) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list applications. Waiting lists for a specific community or bedroom size may be closed.

More information will be provided soon.

For more information, call the WCHA office at (618) 985-2422

About The Agency

Williamson County Housing Authority provides affordable housing for up to 888 low- and moderate-income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher and public housing programs.

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

300 Hickory Street, Carterville, IL

Visit Website(618) 985-2422

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 Williamson County Housing Authority?

Williamson County Housing Authority serves 783 low-income households. The agency manages 167 Housing Choice Vouchers and 673 public housing units.

What are the incomes of residents served by the Williamson County Housing Authority?

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 68 percent of households served by Williamson County Housing Authority. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 89 percent of Williamson County Housing Authority households.

How many Williamson County Housing Authority residents are employed?

Working adults head 187 households and make up 24 percent of households served by Williamson County Housing Authority.

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

There are 579 female-headed renter households living in Williamson County Housing Authority housing. Households headed by females are 74% of those served by the Williamson County Housing Authority.

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

Black 55
White 720
Hispanic 8

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

There are 297 households headed by seniors served by the Williamson County Housing Authority. Senior households are 38% of households in Williamson County Housing Authority housing.

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

There are 125 persons with disabilities living in Williamson County Housing Authority housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 16% of households served by the Williamson County Housing Authority.

How does HUD rate the performance of the Williamson County Housing Authority?

The Williamson County 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 Williamson County Housing Authority

Scattered Sites

100 Parkview St, Johnston City, Illinois 62951

Scattered Sites

301 N 14th St, Herrin, Illinois 62948

Scattered Sites

301 Hickory St, Carterville, Illinois 62918