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Affordable Housing In Clinton County
Illinois


Waiting List Openings In Clinton County

Waiting ListStatus
Menard County Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Open Now

14 Low Income Apartment Communities In Clinton County

Westgate Apartments

501 23rd Street
Carlyle, Illinois

Maplewood Estates

104 Fairway Drive
Centralia, Illinois
Subsidized

North Cherry Court

409-411 N 13th Street
Breese, Illinois

Plaza Verde Apartments

1200 W 4th St
Centralia, Illinois
Subsidized

Village Apartments

1102 E 13th St
Centralia, Illinois

Centralia Site 1 and 2

705 N Elm St
Centralia, Illinois

Hickory Meadows Subdivision

E 15th And S Pine
Centralia, Illinois

Parkview Apartments

118 S 9th St
New Baden, Illinois

The Villas at Heritage Woods

2045 E McCord St
Centralia, Illinois

Hickory Ridge Apartments

100 Hickory Ridge Ct
Centralia, Illinois

Housing Authorities that serve Clinton County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Clinton County, Illinois

There are 14 low income housing apartment communities offering 721 affordable apartments for rent in Clinton County, Illinois.

Income Based Apartments in Clinton County, Illinois

Clinton County features 449 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 Clinton County, Illinois

There are 228 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Clinton County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Clinton County, Illinois

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Clinton County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Clinton County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Clinton County, Illinois for a two-bedroom apartment is between $844 and $1,032.

2021 Clinton 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
Clinton County, Illinois Fair Market Rent $671 $731 $938 $1,224 $1,440
Clinton County, Illinois Payment Standard Range $604 to $738 $658 to $804 $844 to $1,032 $1,102 to $1,346 $1,296 to $1,584

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Clinton County, IL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 14
Total Low Income Apartments 721
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 449
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 16.94%
Average Renter Household Size 2.52
Average Household Size 2.59
Median Household Income $63,236 ±$2,172
Median Rent $779 ±$55
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 30.91% ± 4.74pp
Total Population 37,929

Population and Household Demographics

Clinton County is a county in Illinois with a population of 37,929. There are 13,866 households in the county with an average household size of 2.59 persons. 16.94% of households in Clinton County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Clinton County

The median gross income for households in Clinton County is $63,236 a year, or $5,270 a month. The median rent for the county is $779 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Clinton County, a household making less than $2,597 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 30.91% of households who rent are overburdened in Clinton County.

Area Median Income In Clinton 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 Clinton County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $82,900

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 Clinton 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 Clinton County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Clinton County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$17,400 $19,900 $22,400 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Clinton County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$29,050 $33,200 $37,350 $41,450 $44,800 $48,100 $51,400 $54,750
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Clinton County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$46,450 $53,050 $59,700 $66,300 $71,650 $76,950 $82,250 $87,550

Cities In Clinton County

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City Served By
Albers The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Albers is the Menard County Housing Authority.
Aviston The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Aviston is the Menard County Housing Authority.
Bartelso The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bartelso is the Menard County Housing Authority.
Beckemeyer The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Beckemeyer is the Menard County Housing Authority.
Breese The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Breese is the Menard County Housing Authority.
Carlyle The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Carlyle is the Menard County Housing Authority.
Centralia The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Centralia is the Menard County Housing Authority.
Damiansville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Damiansville is the Menard County Housing Authority.
Germantown The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Germantown is the Menard County Housing Authority.
Hoffman The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hoffman is the Menard County Housing Authority.
Huey The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Huey is the Menard County Housing Authority.
New Baden The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves New Baden is the Menard County Housing Authority.
Trenton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Trenton is the Menard County Housing Authority.
Wamac The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wamac is the Menard County Housing Authority.