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Brighton Meadows

1101-1103 Rogers Ct
Brighton, Illinois
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2 BR
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Miller Brighton Apartments

303 Brown St
Brighton, Illinois
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There are 0 low-income apartments in Brighton that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 43 low-income homes in Brighton where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

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Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on October 30th, 2019. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Affordable Housing Near Brighton

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City Apartments
Jerseyville, IL Affordable Housing programs support 7 apartment communities in Jerseyville.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Brighton, Illinois

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Housing Authority Programs
Jersey County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Go to the Illinois Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Brighton.

Brighton, Illinois Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Brighton, Illinois

Brighton features 43 income based apartments. Tenants of income based apartments typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent and utilities.

Low Rent Apartments in Brighton, Illinois

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Brighton.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Brighton, Illinois

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Brighton landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Brighton.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Brighton, Illinois for a two-bedroom apartment is between $899 and $1,099.

2023 Brighton, Illinois Fair Market Rents and Housing Choice Voucher Payment Standards

Fair Market Rents can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Fair Market Rents are used by HUD to establish payment and rent standards for federal rental assistance programs like the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program.

Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
Brighton, Illinois Fair Market Rent $748 $795 $999 $1,294 $1,512
Brighton, Illinois Payment Standard Range $673 to $823 $716 to $875 $899 to $1,099 $1,165 to $1,423 $1,361 to $1,663

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Brighton, IL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 43
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 43
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 21.01%
Average Renter Household Size 2.64
Average Household Size 2.59
Median Household Income $61,250 ±$10,400
Median Rent $666 ±$121
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 12.05% ± 10.27pp
Total Population 2,109

Population and Household Demographics

Brighton is a city in Jersey County, Illinois with a population of 2,109. There are 790 households in the city with an average household size of 2.59 persons. 21.01% of households in Brighton are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Brighton

The median gross income for households in Brighton is $61,250 a year, or $5,104 a month. The median rent for the city is $666 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Brighton, a household making less than $2,220 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 12.05% of households who rent are overburdened in Brighton.

Area Median Income In Brighton

Affordable housing program eligibility is always determined by one's income. Each household's income is compared to the incomes of all other households in the area. This is accomplished through a statistic established by the government called the Area Median Income, most often referred to as AMI. The AMI is calculated and published each year by HUD.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Brighton, the AMI is calculated from all households within Jersey County.

In Brighton, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $97,200

Most affordable housing programs determine eligibility based on the percent of AMI a given household's income is. Among the programs that determine eligibility based on the AMI are Section 8, HOME, LIHTC, Section 515, 202 and 811.

Rental Assistance in Brighton

Rental assistance is a type of housing subsidy that pays for a portion of a renter’s monthly housing costs, including rent and tenant paid utilities. This housing assistance can come in the form of Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers, project-based Section 8 contracts, public housing, USDA Rental Assistance (in Section 515 properties) as well as HUD Section 202 and 811 properties for elderly and disabled households.

Income Qualifications for HUD Rental Assistance in Brighton

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Brighton AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$19,950 $22,800 $25,650 $28,450 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Brighton AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$33,250 $38,000 $42,750 $47,450 $51,250 $55,050 $58,850 $62,650
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Brighton AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$53,150 $60,750 $68,350 $75,900 $82,000 $88,050 $94,150 $100,200