; Low Income Apartments For Rent in Havana, IL

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Havana Apartments

800 N Promenade St
Havana, Illinois
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1 BR

Blue Sky Meadows

817 Blue Sky
Havana, Illinois
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2-4 BR

Timothy Terrace Apartments

701 E Timothy Ter
Havana, Illinois
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Mason County Housing Athy

201 E Hurst St
Havana, Illinois
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Cila Home ( Havana Il 2 )

702 N Plum St
Havana, Illinois
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There are 46 low-income apartments in Havana that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 90 low-income homes in Havana where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $308 towards rent each month.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on January 2nd, 2023. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Havana, 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
Mason County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Go to the Illinois Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Havana.

Havana, Illinois Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Havana, Illinois

Havana features 90 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 Havana, Illinois

There are 46 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Havana.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Havana, Illinois

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Havana landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Havana.

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

2023 Havana, 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
Havana, Illinois Fair Market Rent $531 $629 $774 $980 $1,057
Havana, Illinois Payment Standard Range $478 to $584 $566 to $692 $697 to $851 $882 to $1,078 $951 to $1,163

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Havana, IL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 136
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 90
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 32.38%
Average Renter Household Size 2.11
Average Household Size 2.16
Median Household Income $34,557 ±$5,553
Median Rent $527 ±$56
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 41.36% ± 18.06pp
Total Population 3,395

Population and Household Demographics

Havana is a city in Mason County, Illinois with a population of 3,395. There are 1,501 households in the city with an average household size of 2.16 persons. 32.38% of households in Havana are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Havana

The median gross income for households in Havana is $34,557 a year, or $2,880 a month. The median rent for the city is $527 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Havana, a household making less than $1,757 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 41.36% of households who rent are overburdened in Havana.

Area Median Income In Havana

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 Havana, the AMI is calculated from all households within Mason County.

In Havana, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $79,000

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 Havana

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 Havana

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Havana 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 Havana 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 Havana 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