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Affordable Housing In Bureau County
Illinois

17 Low Income Apartment Communities In Bureau County

Buda Apartments

300 N Depot
Buda, Illinois
$622-771
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Diamond Sr of Princeton

1000 Diamond Circle
Princeton, Illinois
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Accessible
55+

Walnut Grove Apartments

217 Walnut Grove
Walnut, Illinois
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Parkway Apartments

419 S Anderson
Princeton, Illinois
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Heather Apartments

3 Ponsetti
Spring Valley, Illinois
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Ohio Place Apartments

210 South Grove Street
Ohio, Illinois
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Victor Meadows Senior Apartments

351 Coleita Ct
Princeton, Illinois
62+

The Crossings at Princeton

1215 N. Maple
Princeton, Illinois

Walnut Grove North Apartments

213 Walnut Grove Dr
Walnut, Illinois
Subsidized

Princeton - Clark House

500 S Main St
Princeton, Illinois
Subsidized

Housing Authorities that serve Bureau County

Housing Authority Programs
Bureau County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Bureau County, Illinois

There are 17 low income housing apartment communities offering 685 affordable apartments for rent in Bureau County, Illinois.

Income Based Apartments in Bureau County, Illinois

Bureau County features 340 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 Bureau County, Illinois

There are 345 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Bureau County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Bureau County, Illinois

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Bureau County landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Bureau County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Bureau County, Illinois for a two-bedroom apartment is between $665 and $813.

2021 Bureau County, 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
Bureau County, Illinois Fair Market Rent $488 $561 $739 $919 $1,002
Bureau County, Illinois Payment Standard Range $439 to $537 $505 to $617 $665 to $813 $827 to $1,011 $902 to $1,102

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Bureau County, IL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 17
Total Low Income Apartments 685
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 340
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 24.69%
Average Renter Household Size 2.15
Average Household Size 2.40
Median Household Income $50,423 ±$1,480
Median Rent $640 ±$33
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 39.95% ± 4.95pp
Total Population 34,115

Population and Household Demographics

Bureau County is a county in Illinois with a population of 34,115. There are 14,023 households in the county with an average household size of 2.40 persons. 24.69% of households in Bureau County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Bureau County

The median gross income for households in Bureau County is $50,423 a year, or $4,202 a month. The median rent for the county is $640 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Bureau County, a household making less than $2,133 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 39.95% of households who rent are overburdened in Bureau County.

Area Median Income In Bureau County

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.

In Bureau County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $71,400

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 Bureau County

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 Bureau County

1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Bureau County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,000 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Bureau County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$25,000 $28,600 $32,150 $35,700 $38,600 $41,450 $44,300 $47,150
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Bureau County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$40,000 $45,700 $51,400 $57,100 $61,700 $66,250 $70,850 $75,400

Cities In Bureau County

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City Served By
Annawan The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Annawan is the Bureau County Housing Authority.
Arlington The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Arlington is the Bureau County Housing Authority.
Buda The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Buda is the Bureau County Housing Authority.
Bureau Junction The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bureau Junction is the Bureau County Housing Authority.
Cherry The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cherry is the Bureau County Housing Authority.
Dalzell The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dalzell is the Bureau County Housing Authority.
De Pue The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves De Pue is the Bureau County Housing Authority.
Dover The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dover is the Bureau County Housing Authority.
Hollowayville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hollowayville is the Bureau County Housing Authority.
La Moille The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves La Moille is the Bureau County Housing Authority.
Ladd The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ladd is the Bureau County Housing Authority.
Malden The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Malden is the Bureau County Housing Authority.
Manlius The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Manlius is the Bureau County Housing Authority.
Mineral The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mineral is the Bureau County Housing Authority.
Neponset The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Neponset is the Bureau County Housing Authority.
New Bedford The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves New Bedford is the Bureau County Housing Authority.
Ohio The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ohio is the Bureau County Housing Authority.
Princeton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Princeton is the Bureau County Housing Authority.
Seatonville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Seatonville is the Bureau County Housing Authority.
Sheffield The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sheffield is the Bureau County Housing Authority.
Spring Valley The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Spring Valley is the Bureau County Housing Authority.
Tiskilwa The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Tiskilwa is the Bureau County Housing Authority.
Walnut The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Walnut is the Bureau County Housing Authority.
Wyanet The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wyanet is the Bureau County Housing Authority.