Affordable Housing In Jerseyville
Jersey County, Illinois

7 Low Income Apartment Communities In Jerseyville

Jerseyville Illinois Elderly Housing

800 S Liberty
Jerseyville, Illinois
Subsidized

Miller East Apartments

301 E Miller Dr
Jerseyville, Illinois

Miller South Apartments

1100 S Liberty St
Jerseyville, Illinois

Millers North Apartments

700 N Liberty St
Jerseyville, Illinois

Jersey Homes Acres

506 Horn Dr
Jerseyville, Illinois

Millers Jerseyville Apartments

400 Miller Dr
Jerseyville, Illinois
Subsidized

Brookshire Estates Apartments Mhr - 2058

1240 Brookshire Pl
Jerseyville, Illinois
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in 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.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Jerseyville, Illinois

Housing Authority Programs
Jersey County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Jerseyville, Illinois

There are 7 low income housing apartment communities offering 399 affordable apartments for rent in Jerseyville, Illinois.

Income Based Apartments in Jerseyville, Illinois

Jerseyville features 204 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 195 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 $899 and $1,099.

2023 Jerseyville, 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
Jerseyville, Illinois Fair Market Rent $748 $795 $999 $1,294 $1,512
Jerseyville, Illinois Payment Standard Range $673 to $823 $716 to $875 $899 to $1,099 $1,165 to $1,423 $1,361 to $1,663

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Jerseyville, IL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 7
Total Low Income Apartments 399
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 204
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 28.94%
Average Renter Household Size 2.27
Average Household Size 2.35
Median Household Income $50,232 ±$4,271
Median Rent $679 ±$41
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 44.19% ± 13.18pp
Total Population 8,583

Population and Household Demographics

Jerseyville is a city in Jersey County, Illinois with a population of 8,583. There are 3,511 households in the city with an average household size of 2.35 persons. 28.94% of households in Jerseyville are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Jerseyville

The median gross income for households in Jerseyville is $50,232 a year, or $4,186 a month. The median rent for the city is $679 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Jerseyville, a household making less than $2,263 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 44.19% of households who rent are overburdened in Jerseyville.

Area Median Income In Jerseyville

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 Jerseyville, the AMI is calculated from all households within Jersey County.

In Jerseyville, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $97,200

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 Jerseyville

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 Jerseyville

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Jerseyville AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$19,950 $22,800 $25,650 $28,450 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Jerseyville AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$33,250 $38,000 $42,750 $47,450 $51,250 $55,050 $58,850 $62,650
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Jerseyville AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$53,150 $60,750 $68,350 $75,900 $82,000 $88,050 $94,150 $100,200