; Low Income Apartments For Rent in Du Quoin, IL

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Five Star Apartments

126 N Hickory St
Du Quoin, Illinois
S. 202

Madison Avenue Apartments

Madison St
Du Quoin, Illinois
Rent Assisted

Robert L. Phipps

120 S Walnut St
Du Quoin, Illinois
Public Housing

Bel Aire Towers and West

109 S Division St
Du Quoin, Illinois
Public Housing

Duquoin Village Apartments

302 S Division St
Du Quoin, Illinois
Rent Assisted
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There are 50 low-income apartments in Du Quoin that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 283 low-income homes in Du Quoin where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $-4 towards rent each month.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on January 3rd, 2023. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Du Quoin, 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.

Housing Authority Programs
Perry County Housing Authority Public Housing
Menard County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Family Self-Sufficiency; Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV)
Go to the Illinois Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Du Quoin.

Du Quoin, Illinois Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Du Quoin, Illinois

Du Quoin features 283 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 Du Quoin, Illinois

There are 50 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Du Quoin.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Du Quoin, Illinois

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Du Quoin, Illinois for a two-bedroom apartment is between $697 and $851.

2023 Du Quoin, 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
Du Quoin, Illinois Fair Market Rent $531 $590 $774 $1,100 $1,195
Du Quoin, Illinois Payment Standard Range $478 to $584 $531 to $649 $697 to $851 $990 to $1,210 $1,076 to $1,315

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Du Quoin, IL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 333
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 283
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 34.16%
Average Renter Household Size 2.03
Average Household Size 2.26
Median Household Income $29,708 ±$5,795
Median Rent $447 ±$75
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 43.96% ± 11.6pp
Total Population 6,002

Population and Household Demographics

Du Quoin is a city in Perry County, Illinois with a population of 6,002. There are 2,570 households in the city with an average household size of 2.26 persons. 34.16% of households in Du Quoin are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Du Quoin

The median gross income for households in Du Quoin is $29,708 a year, or $2,476 a month. The median rent for the city is $447 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Du Quoin, a household making less than $1,490 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.96% of households who rent are overburdened in Du Quoin.

Area Median Income In Du Quoin

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 Du Quoin, the AMI is calculated from all households within Perry County.

In Du Quoin, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $71,500

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 Du Quoin

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 Du Quoin

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Du Quoin AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,900 $19,720 $24,860 $30,000 $35,140 $40,280 $45,420 $50,560
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Du Quoin AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$28,150 $32,150 $36,150 $40,150 $43,400 $46,600 $49,800 $53,000
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Du Quoin AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$45,000 $51,400 $57,850 $64,250 $69,400 $74,550 $79,700 $84,850