Affordable Housing In Fulton County
Illinois

18 Low Income Apartment Communities In Fulton County

Ashland Place Townhomes

1750 Ash St
Canton, Illinois
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Canton Country Club Apartments

55 East Cypress Street
Canton, Illinois
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Amcore I - Village Square Elderly Apartments

1612 E Myrtle St
Canton, Illinois
Subsidized

Spoon River Towers

401 N Illinois St
Lewistown, Illinois
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

East Elm Apartments

1405 E Elm St
Canton, Illinois
Subsidized

Third and Oak Apartments

500 S 3rd Ave
Canton, Illinois
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Broadway Arms Apartments

1003 N Broadway St
Lewistown, Illinois
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Vermont Apartments

402 W 5th St
Vermont, Illinois

Oaklawn Apartments

1002 E Oak St
Canton, Illinois

Longview Apartments

414 N 1st Ave
Canton, Illinois

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Fulton County, 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 Fulton County, Illinois

Housing Authority Programs
Fulton County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Fulton County, Illinois

There are 18 low income housing apartment communities offering 780 affordable apartments for rent in Fulton County, Illinois.

Income Based Apartments in Fulton County, Illinois

Fulton County features 727 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 Fulton County, Illinois

There are 53 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Fulton County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Fulton County, Illinois

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Fulton County landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Fulton County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Fulton County, Illinois for a two-bedroom apartment is between $675 and $825.

2022 Fulton 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
Fulton County, Illinois Fair Market Rent $566 $570 $750 $927 $1,217
Fulton County, Illinois Payment Standard Range $509 to $623 $513 to $627 $675 to $825 $834 to $1,020 $1,095 to $1,339

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Fulton County, IL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 18
Total Low Income Apartments 780
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 727
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 24.74%
Average Renter Household Size 2.32
Average Household Size 2.37
Median Household Income $46,083 ±$1,993
Median Rent $607 ±$48
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 38.09% ± 5.53pp
Total Population 36,323

Population and Household Demographics

Fulton County is a county in Illinois with a population of 36,323. There are 14,375 households in the county with an average household size of 2.37 persons. 24.74% of households in Fulton County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Fulton County

The median gross income for households in Fulton County is $46,083 a year, or $3,840 a month. The median rent for the county is $607 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Fulton County, a household making less than $2,023 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 38.09% of households who rent are overburdened in Fulton County.

Area Median Income In Fulton 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 Fulton County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $63,500

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 Fulton 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 Fulton County

1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Fulton County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,250 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Fulton County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$23,800 $27,200 $30,600 $33,950 $36,700 $39,400 $42,100 $44,850
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Fulton County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$38,050 $43,450 $48,900 $54,300 $58,650 $63,000 $67,350 $71,700

Cities In Fulton County

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City Served By
Astoria The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Astoria is the Fulton County Housing Authority.
Avon The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Avon is the Fulton County Housing Authority.
Banner The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Banner is the Fulton County Housing Authority.
Bryant The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bryant is the Fulton County Housing Authority.
Canton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Canton is the Fulton County Housing Authority.
Cuba The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cuba is the Fulton County Housing Authority.
Dunfermline The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dunfermline is the Fulton County Housing Authority.
Ellisville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ellisville is the Fulton County Housing Authority.
Fairview The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fairview is the Fulton County Housing Authority.
Farmington The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Farmington is the Fulton County Housing Authority.
Ipava The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ipava is the Fulton County Housing Authority.
Lewistown The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lewistown is the Fulton County Housing Authority.
Liverpool The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Liverpool is the Fulton County Housing Authority.
London Mills The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves London Mills is the Fulton County Housing Authority.
Marietta The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Marietta is the Fulton County Housing Authority.
Norris The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Norris is the Fulton County Housing Authority.
Smithfield The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Smithfield is the Fulton County Housing Authority.
St. David The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves St. David is the Fulton County Housing Authority.
Table Grove The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Table Grove is the Fulton County Housing Authority.
Vermont The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Vermont is the Fulton County Housing Authority.