Affordable Housing In Danville
Vermilion County, Illinois

20 Low Income Apartment Communities In Danville

Vermillion Gardens

1213 Garden Drive
Danville, Illinois
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Cannon Place

1900 E. Main Street
Danville, Illinois
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
VASH Welcome
Family & Senior
Supportive Housing
Veterans Welcome

Sheridan Apartments

506 Sheridan St
Danville, Illinois
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Green Meadow Apartments

1602 Edgewood Dr
Danville, Illinois
Subsidized

Wolford Apartments

9 E Harrison St
Danville, Illinois
Subsidized

Vermilion House

3535 N Vermilion St
Danville, Illinois
Subsidized

Danville Independent Living Center

1210 Holiday Dr
Danville, Illinois
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Valleyview Heights Apartments

1500 Valleyview Ave
Danville, Illinois
Subsidized

English Arms II

1320 N Vermilion St
Danville, Illinois
Subsidized

Immanuel Manor

1401 Eastview Ave
Danville, Illinois
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Danville, 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.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Danville, Illinois

Housing Authority Programs
Vermilion Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH); Family Unification Program (FUP)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Danville, Illinois

There are 20 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,696 affordable apartments for rent in Danville, Illinois.

Income Based Apartments in Danville, Illinois

Danville features 1,467 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 Danville, Illinois

There are 164 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Danville.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Danville, Illinois

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Danville, Illinois for a two-bedroom apartment is between $722 and $882.

2022 Danville, 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
Danville, Illinois Fair Market Rent $597 $610 $802 $1,038 $1,088
Danville, Illinois Payment Standard Range $537 to $657 $549 to $671 $722 to $882 $934 to $1,142 $979 to $1,197

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Danville, IL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 20
Total Low Income Apartments 1,696
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,467
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 43.75%
Average Renter Household Size 2.53
Average Household Size 2.44
Median Household Income $34,756 ±$1,772
Median Rent $670 ±$36
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 49.26% ± 5.7pp
Total Population 32,337

Population and Household Demographics

Danville is a city in Vermilion County, Illinois with a population of 32,337. There are 12,429 households in the city with an average household size of 2.44 persons. 43.75% of households in Danville are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Danville

The median gross income for households in Danville is $34,756 a year, or $2,896 a month. The median rent for the city is $670 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Danville, a household making less than $2,233 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 49.26% of households who rent are overburdened in Danville.

Area Median Income In Danville

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 Danville, the AMI is calculated from all households within Vermilion County.

In Danville, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $62,500

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 Danville

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 Danville

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Danville AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,950 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Danville AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$26,600 $30,400 $34,200 $37,950 $41,000 $44,050 $47,100 $50,100
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Danville AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$42,500 $48,600 $54,650 $60,700 $65,600 $70,450 $75,300 $80,150