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Affordable Housing In Casey
Clark County, Illinois

Waiting List Openings In Casey

Waiting ListStatus
Menard County Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Open Now

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Casey

Quality Housing Casey Toledo

300 NE 15th St
Casey, Illinois

Churchill Apartments

1400 E Alabama Ave
Casey, Illinois
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Housing Authorities that serve Casey

Housing Authority Programs
Clark County Housing Authority Public Housing
Menard County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Family Self-Sufficiency; Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Casey, Illinois

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 240 affordable apartments for rent in Casey, Illinois.

Income Based Apartments in Casey, Illinois

Casey features 0 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 Casey, Illinois

There are 240 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Casey.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Casey, Illinois

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Casey, Illinois for a two-bedroom apartment is between $653 and $798.

2021 Casey, 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
Casey, Illinois Fair Market Rent $493 $550 $725 $944 $1,033
Casey, Illinois Payment Standard Range $444 to $542 $495 to $605 $653 to $798 $850 to $1,038 $930 to $1,136

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Casey, IL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 240
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 34.31%
Average Renter Household Size 1.86
Average Household Size 2.15
Median Household Income $41,179 ±$5,767
Median Rent $530 ±$97
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 38.08% ± 13.82pp
Total Population 2,546

Population and Household Demographics

Casey is a city in Clark County, Illinois with a population of 2,546. There are 1,125 households in the city with an average household size of 2.15 persons. 34.31% of households in Casey are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Casey

The median gross income for households in Casey is $41,179 a year, or $3,432 a month. The median rent for the city is $530 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Casey, a household making less than $1,767 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 38.08% of households who rent are overburdened in Casey.

Area Median Income In Casey

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 Casey, the AMI is calculated from all households within Clark County.

In Casey, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $63,700

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 Casey

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 Casey

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Casey AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,250 $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 Casey AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$23,700 $27,100 $30,500 $33,850 $36,600 $39,300 $42,000 $44,700
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Casey AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$37,950 $43,350 $48,750 $54,150 $58,500 $62,850 $67,150 $71,500