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Affordable Housing In Grundy County
Illinois

20 Low Income Apartment Communities In Grundy County

Canterbury House Apartments Morris

500 Twilight Dr
Morris, Illinois
$818-1,176
1-3 BR

Dwight Country Place Apartments

112 South John Street
Dwight, Illinois
$472
1 BR

Cambridge Apartments

100 Sharon Drive
Morris, Illinois
Income Based
1 BR
Subsidized

Coal City Country Place Apartments

1200 Country Place Court
Coal City, Illinois
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Morris-Family Apartments

1001 Qual Drive
Morris, Illinois
Income Based
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Morris Country Place Apartments

400 Twilight Dr.
Morris, Illinois
Income Based
1-3 BR

Coal City Meadows Apartments

455 West Division St
Coal City, Illinois
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Garden Grove Apartments

600 S East St
Gardner, Illinois
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Elliott Manor Housing for the Elderly

200 W Waverly Street
Morris, Illinois
Subsidized

Dwight Commons

111 Bannon Dr
Dwight, Illinois
Subsidized

Housing Authorities that serve Grundy County

Housing Authority Programs
Grundy County Housing Authority Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Grundy County, Illinois

There are 20 low income housing apartment communities offering 575 affordable apartments for rent in Grundy County, Illinois.

Income Based Apartments in Grundy County, Illinois

Grundy County features 367 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 Grundy County, Illinois

There are 184 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Grundy County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Grundy County, Illinois

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Grundy County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Grundy County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Grundy County, Illinois for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,042 and $1,274.

2020 Grundy 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
Fair Market Rent $873 $879 $1,158 $1,492 $1,569
Payment Standard Range $786 to $960 $791 to $967 $1,042 to $1,274 $1,343 to $1,641 $1,412 to $1,726

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Grundy County, IL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 20
Total Low Income Apartments 575
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 367
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 25.03%
Average Renter Household Size 2.48
Average Household Size 2.70
Median Household Income $65,887 ±$3,181
Median Rent $929 ±$36
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 44.01% ± 6.21pp
Total Population 50,277

Population and Household Demographics

Grundy County is a county in Illinois with a population of 50,277. There are 18,492 households in the county with an average household size of 2.70 persons. 25.03% of households in Grundy County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Grundy County

The median gross income for households in Grundy County is $65,887 a year, or $5,491 a month. The median rent for the county is $929 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Grundy County, a household making less than $3,097 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 44.01% of households who rent are overburdened in Grundy County.

Area Median Income In Grundy 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 Grundy County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $88,900

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 Grundy 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 Grundy County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $18,700 $21,350 $24,000 $26,650 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $31,150 $35,600 $40,050 $44,450 $48,050 $51,600 $55,150 $58,700
80% of Median $49,800 $56,900 $64,000 $71,100 $76,800 $82,500 $88,200 $93,900

Cities In Grundy County

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City Served By
Braceville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Braceville is the Grundy County Housing Authority.
Carbon Hill The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Carbon Hill is the Grundy County Housing Authority.
Channahon The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Channahon is the Grundy County Housing Authority.
Coal City The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Coal City is the Grundy County Housing Authority.
Diamond The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Diamond is the Grundy County Housing Authority.
Dwight The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dwight is the Grundy County Housing Authority.
East Brooklyn The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves East Brooklyn is the Grundy County Housing Authority.
Gardner The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gardner is the Grundy County Housing Authority.
Godley The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Godley is the Grundy County Housing Authority.
Kinsman The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Kinsman is the Grundy County Housing Authority.
Mazon The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mazon is the Grundy County Housing Authority.
Minooka The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Minooka is the Grundy County Housing Authority.
Morris The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Morris is the Grundy County Housing Authority.
Seneca The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Seneca is the Grundy County Housing Authority.
South Wilmington The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves South Wilmington is the Grundy County Housing Authority.
Verona The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Verona is the Grundy County Housing Authority.