About Ilion Housing Authority

The Ilion Housing Authority is a Section 8 and Public Housing Public Housing Agency in Ilion, New York.

The Ilion Housing Authority serves Ilion.

Ilion Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Public Housing Waiting List: Open Now

The Ilion Housing Authority is currently accepting public housing waiting list applications for families and senior/disabled individuals.


This housing authority has two public housing communities:

1. London Towers is a 100 unit community, dedicated to senior/disabled individuals.

2. Remington Park and Ilion Heights have 52 units, dedicated to families.


There are three ways to apply for public housing:

1. Stop by the housing authority office to pick up an application, located at 100 West Main St., Ilion, NY 13357, during normal office hours.

2. Complete an online application here.

3. Download and application here, to print, and complete.


Once you have completed the paper application, they can be mailed or hand delivered, to the address listed above. For the online application, you will receive a letter confirming that your application has been submitted.


This housing authority does have a preference point system that may improve your spot on the waiting list as: Government displaced, living in substandard living conditions, or involuntary displaced.


More information can be found by visiting the housing authority website at http://www.ilionhousingauthority.com/, or they can be reached with any questions you may have by calling 315-894-2159, during normal office hours.


  • What: Ilion Housing Authority Public Housing Opening
  • Reasonable Accommodation: Applicants who need help completing the application due to age or disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority at .
  • Preferences For: Those Displaced by Government Action. Those who Live in Substandard Housing.

  • A waiting list with preferences means that applicants who qualify for the preferences will receive assistance before applicants who do not. Because of the preferences, applicants who do not qualify may have a longer wait to receive assistance. Learn More About Preferences.

Last Updated on 07/13/2017.

Ilion Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List: Open Indefinitely

The Ilion Housing Authority (NY) has opened the waiting list for the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program; no closing date has been identified.

Have questions regarding the application process or need help, call the housing authority office at 315-894-2159, between the hours of 9 am and 4 pm.


Preferences and how the waiting list will be chosen have not been identified.

Last Updated on 07/13/2017.

About the Ilion Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the most recent VMS report, Ilion Housing Authority manages 118 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each:

Vouchers 76
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $372
Monthly Cost $28,268

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Ilion 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 14% having issued approximately 17 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 3 years and 8 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 6 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2 persons and has a household income of $14,015 per year. 91% of households were very low income (VLI) and 62% were extremely low income (ELI). 20% of households had wages as a major source of income, 3% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 72% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

3% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 39% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 21% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 36% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 3% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

31% of households included children, 8% of which had two adults in the household. 28% of households with children have a female head of household. 71% of all households were headed by a female.

3% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 0% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Ilion Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 19% include at least one person with a disability. 43% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 26% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

57% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 18% with 2 bedrooms and 25% with 3 or more bedrooms. 11% 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 Ilion Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $315 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $673. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $77.

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.