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Affordable Housing In Jasper County
Illinois


Waiting List Openings In Jasper County

Waiting ListStatus
Menard County Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Open Now

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Jasper County

Country Fair Apartments

901 Shup St
Newton, Illinois
Subsidized

102 S 1st Ave

102 S 1st Ave
Newton, Illinois
Subsidized
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Housing Authorities that serve Jasper County

Housing Authority Programs
Menard County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Family Self-Sufficiency; Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Jasper County, Illinois

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 36 affordable apartments for rent in Jasper County, Illinois.

Income Based Apartments in Jasper County, Illinois

Jasper County features 36 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 Jasper County, Illinois

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Jasper County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Jasper County, Illinois

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Jasper County landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Jasper County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Jasper County, Illinois for a two-bedroom apartment is between $630 and $770.

2021 Jasper 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
Jasper County, Illinois Fair Market Rent $476 $607 $700 $994 $998
Jasper County, Illinois Payment Standard Range $428 to $524 $546 to $668 $630 to $770 $895 to $1,093 $898 to $1,098

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Jasper County, IL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 36
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 36
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 15.9%
Average Renter Household Size 2.32
Average Household Size 2.53
Median Household Income $54,209 ±$2,617
Median Rent $537 ±$37
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 51.75% ± 13.02pp
Total Population 9,635

Population and Household Demographics

Jasper County is a county in Illinois with a population of 9,635. There are 3,781 households in the county with an average household size of 2.53 persons. 15.9% of households in Jasper County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Jasper County

The median gross income for households in Jasper County is $54,209 a year, or $4,517 a month. The median rent for the county is $537 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Jasper County, a household making less than $1,790 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 51.75% of households who rent are overburdened in Jasper County.

Area Median Income In Jasper 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 Jasper County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $71,800

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 Jasper 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 Jasper County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Jasper County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,100 $17,250 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Jasper County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$25,150 $28,750 $32,350 $35,900 $38,800 $41,650 $44,550 $47,400
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Jasper County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$40,250 $46,000 $51,750 $57,450 $62,050 $66,650 $71,250 $75,850

Cities In Jasper County

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City Served By
Hidalgo The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hidalgo is the Menard County Housing Authority.
Newton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Newton is the Menard County Housing Authority.
Rose Hill The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rose Hill is the Menard County Housing Authority.
Ste. Marie The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ste. Marie is the Menard County Housing Authority.
Wheeler The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wheeler is the Menard County Housing Authority.
Willow Hill The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Willow Hill is the Menard County Housing Authority.
Yale The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Yale is the Menard County Housing Authority.