Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Jerseyville, IL

Discover affordable housing in Jerseyville where there are 7+ 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.

Jerseyville Illinois Elderly Housing

800 S Liberty, Jerseyville, Illinois 62052

Millers Jerseyville Apartments

400 Miller Dr, Jerseyville, Illinois 62052

Miller East Apartments

301 E Miller Dr, Jerseyville, Illinois 62052

Jersey Homes Acres

506 Horn Dr, Jerseyville, Illinois 62037

Brookshire Estates Apartments Mhr - 2058

1240 Brookshire Pl, Jerseyville, Illinois 62052

Miller South Apartments

1100 S Liberty St, Jerseyville, Illinois 62052

Millers North Apartments

700 N Liberty St, Jerseyville, Illinois 62052

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Reported On February 23rd, 2024 by Vanea Gardner

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Jerseyville, Illinois
$8.90 (+64%) more than Illinois minimum wage and $15.65 (+216%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Jerseyville, 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 Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing programs for Jerseyville, Illinois.

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

How many renters live in Jerseyville, Illinois?

The City of Jerseyville has 7,623 people living in 2,921 households.

There are 2,184 renters living in 945 renter households in this City. Renters make up 28.65 percent of the population living in Jerseyville.

What is the rental market like in Jerseyville, Illinois?

There are an estimated 3,514 housing units in the Jerseyville area. Of these, 1,041 units are rental homes, making up 30 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Jerseyville, Illinois, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Jerseyville?

The rental vacancy rate in Jerseyville is 6 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 Jerseyville for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Jerseyville
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
0 147 465 274 50
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Jerseyville

A large number of apartments in Jerseyville 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 Jerseyville are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 33 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 11 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 Jerseyville

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $928 to $1,818. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $928
One BR $972
Two BR $1,209
Three BR $1,565
Four BR $1,818
2024 Fair Market Rents in Jerseyville, Illinois

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

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
One BR 144 98 percent
Two BR 443 95 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Jerseyville, Illinois

How many affordable rental units are in Jerseyville?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 165
Public Housing 122
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 75
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing 92
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Jerseyville, Illinois

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

Income Based Apartments in Jerseyville, Illinois

Jerseyville features 223 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 Jerseyville, Illinois

There are 101 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Jerseyville.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Jerseyville, Illinois

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Jerseyville, Illinois for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,088 and $1,330.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.