Affordable Housing In Crawford County
Waiting List Openings In Crawford County
|Menard County Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher||Open Now|
6 Low Income Apartment Communities In Crawford County
Housing Authorities that serve Crawford County
|Housing Authority of the County of Ford||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); 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 Crawford County, Illinois
There are 6 low income housing apartment communities offering 137 affordable apartments for rent in Crawford County, Illinois.
Income Based Apartments in Crawford County, Illinois
Crawford County features 29 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 Crawford County, Illinois
There are 108 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Crawford County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Crawford County, Illinois
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Crawford County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Crawford County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Crawford County, Illinois for a two-bedroom apartment is between $630 and $770.
2021 Crawford 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|
|Crawford County, Illinois Fair Market Rent||$476||$560||$700||$871||$998|
|Crawford County, Illinois Payment Standard Range||$428 to $524||$504 to $616||$630 to $770||$784 to $958||$898 to $1,098|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Crawford County, IL Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||6|
|Total Low Income Apartments||137|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||29|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||20.31%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.28|
|Average Household Size||2.37|
|Median Household Income||$47,468 ±$2,993|
|Median Rent||$561 ±$22|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||37.21% ± 6.5pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Crawford County is a county in Illinois with a population of 19,541. There are 7,620 households in the county with an average household size of 2.37 persons. 20.31% of households in Crawford County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Crawford County
The median gross income for households in Crawford County is $47,468 a year, or $3,956 a month. The median rent for the county is $561 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Crawford County, a household making less than $1,870 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 37.21% of households who rent are overburdened in Crawford County.
Area Median Income In Crawford 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 Crawford County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $66,000
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 Crawford 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 Crawford County
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|30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Crawford County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
|50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Crawford County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
|80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Crawford County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
Cities In Crawford County
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