Affordable Housing In Grundy County
Illinois

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 611 affordable apartments for rent in Grundy County, Illinois.

Income Based Apartments in Grundy County, Illinois

Grundy County features 355 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 232 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.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Grundy County, IL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 20
Total Low Income Apartments 611
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 355
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.1

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 $85,300

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 $17,950 $20,500 $23,050 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $29,900 $34,150 $38,400 $42,650 $46,100 $49,500 $52,900 $56,300
80% of Median $47,800 $54,600 $61,450 $68,250 $73,750 $79,200 $84,650 $90,100

Cities In Grundy County

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City Listings Served By
Morris 9 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Morris is the Grundy County Housing Authority.
Dwight 4 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dwight is the Grundy County Housing Authority.
Seneca 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Seneca is the Grundy County Housing Authority.
Coal City 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Coal City is the Grundy County Housing Authority.
Gardner 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gardner is the Grundy County Housing Authority.
Mazon 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mazon is the Grundy County Housing Authority.
Carbon Hill 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Carbon Hill is the Grundy County Housing Authority.
Channahon 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Channahon is the Grundy County Housing Authority.
Diamond 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Diamond is the Grundy County Housing Authority.
East Brooklyn 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves East Brooklyn is the Grundy County Housing Authority.
Kinsman 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Kinsman is the Grundy County Housing Authority.
Minooka 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Minooka is the Grundy County Housing Authority.
South Wilmington 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves South Wilmington is the Grundy County Housing Authority.
Verona 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Verona is the Grundy County Housing Authority.
Braceville 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Braceville is the Grundy County Housing Authority.
Godley 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Godley is the Grundy County Housing Authority.