Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Grundy County, IL

Discover affordable housing in Grundy County where there are 20+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Canterbury House Apartments Morris

500 Twilight Dr, Morris, Illinois 60450

Dwight Country Place Apartments

112 South John Street, Dwight, Illinois 60420

Coal City Meadows Apartments

455 West Division St, Coal City, Illinois 60416

Coal City Country Place Apartments

1200 Country Place Court, Coal City, Illinois 60416

Cambridge Apartments

100 Sharon Drive, Morris, Illinois 60450

Morris Country Place Apartments

400 Twilight Dr., Morris, Illinois 60450

Morris-Family Apartments

1001 Qual Drive, Morris, Illinois 60450

Dwight Commons

111 Bannon Dr, Dwight, Illinois 60420

Elliott Manor Housing for the Elderly

200 W Waverly Street, Morris, Illinois 60450

Will County

Lot 78 Highland Subdivision, Channahon, Illinois 60410

Garden Grove Apartments

600 S East St, Gardner, Illinois 60424

Park Place

Seneca And Center Sts, Mazon, Illinois 60444

South Street Apts.

415 W South St, Dwight, Illinois

Saratoga Towers Apartments

1700 Newton Dr, Morris, Illinois 60450

Ashland Court

2402 Ashland Cir, Morris, Illinois 60450

Village Apartments of Dwight

508 S Union St, Dwight, Illinois 60420

Village Apartments

231 S Main St, Seneca, Illinois 61360

Manor House 4

2304 Ashland Dr, Morris, Illinois 60450

Manor House 5

2423 Oakland Cir, Morris, Illinois 60450

Dwight Apartments

107 S John St, Dwight, Illinois 60420

Open Until Further Notice

Reported On February 23rd, 2024 by Nathan Brunet

Open Until Further Notice

Reported On February 23rd, 2024 by Nathan Brunet

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Grundy County, Illinois
$28.22/hour
$14.22 (+102%) more than Illinois minimum wage and $20.97 (+289%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Grundy 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.

Operates the Public Housing programs for Grundy County, Illinois.

Go to the Illinois Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Grundy County.

How many renters live in Grundy County, Illinois?

The County of Grundy County has 52,624 people living in 20,376 households.

There are 10,140 renters living in 4,936 renter households in this County. Renters make up 19.27 percent of the population living in Grundy County.

What is the rental market like in Grundy County, Illinois?

There are an estimated 21,195 housing units in the Grundy County area. Of these, 5,056 units are rental homes, making up 24 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Grundy County, Illinois, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Grundy County?

The rental vacancy rate in Grundy County is 2 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

How many rental units are in Grundy County for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Grundy County
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
105 1,118 2,196 1,148 356
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Grundy County

A large number of apartments in Grundy County have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How many renter households in Grundy County are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 37 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 22 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Grundy County

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $1,025 to $1,984. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $1,025
One BR $1,134
Two BR $1,490
Three BR $1,947
Four BR $1,984
2024 Fair Market Rents in Grundy County, Illinois

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Grundy County?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 105 100 percent
One BR 869 78 percent
Two BR 1,811 82 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Grundy County, Illinois

How many affordable rental units are in Grundy County?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Grundy County, Illinois including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 251
Public Housing 95
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 105
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing 175
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Grundy County, Illinois

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Grundy County, Illinois

Grundy County features 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 Grundy County, Illinois

There are 92 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 $1,341 and $1,639.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.