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Affordable Housing In Jo Daviess County
Illinois

16 Low Income Apartment Communities In Jo Daviess County

Badger Ridge Homes

19323 Ridge Dr
East Dubuque, Illinois
Call For Rent
3 BR

Victoria Heights Galena Apartments

831 Young Street
Galena, Illinois
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Coatsworth Building

126 S Main St
Galena, Illinois
Subsidized

Rainbow Ridge III

605 N Main St
Stockton, Illinois
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Prestwick Senior Community

957 James St
Galena, Illinois
62+

Hillside Apartments, Elizabeth Housing

310 Illinois St
Elizabeth, Illinois

Gearview Hgts Mccoy Manor

341 Franklin St
Galena, Illinois

Mensendike Apartments

287 Douglas St
Warren, Illinois
Subsidized

Lena Retreat

602 N Schuyler St
Lena, Illinois

Victoria Heights Galena

840 Elk St
Galena, Illinois

Housing Authorities that serve Jo Daviess County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Jo Daviess County, Illinois

There are 16 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,403 affordable apartments for rent in Jo Daviess County, Illinois.

Income Based Apartments in Jo Daviess County, Illinois

Jo Daviess County features 1,245 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 Jo Daviess County, Illinois

There are 158 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Jo Daviess County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Jo Daviess County, Illinois

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Jo Daviess County landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $200 towards rent in Jo Daviess County.

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

2021 Jo Daviess 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
Jo Daviess County, Illinois Fair Market Rent $531 $578 $700 $871 $949
Jo Daviess County, Illinois Payment Standard Range $478 to $584 $520 to $636 $630 to $770 $784 to $958 $854 to $1,044

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Jo Daviess County, IL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 16
Total Low Income Apartments 1,403
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,245
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 21.06%
Average Renter Household Size 1.94
Average Household Size 2.33
Median Household Income $53,221 ±$1,951
Median Rent $616 ±$48
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 29.85% ± 5.74pp
Total Population 22,397

Population and Household Demographics

Jo Daviess County is a county in Illinois with a population of 22,397. There are 9,542 households in the county with an average household size of 2.33 persons. 21.06% of households in Jo Daviess County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Jo Daviess County

The median gross income for households in Jo Daviess County is $53,221 a year, or $4,435 a month. The median rent for the county is $616 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Jo Daviess County, a household making less than $2,053 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 29.85% of households who rent are overburdened in Jo Daviess County.

Area Median Income In Jo Daviess 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 Jo Daviess County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $75,900

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 Jo Daviess 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 Jo Daviess County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Jo Daviess County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,950 $18,200 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Jo Daviess County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$26,600 $30,400 $34,200 $37,950 $41,000 $44,050 $47,100 $50,100
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Jo Daviess County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$42,500 $48,600 $54,650 $60,700 $65,600 $70,450 $75,300 $80,150

Cities In Jo Daviess County

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City Served By
Apple Canyon Lake The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Apple Canyon Lake is the Jo Daviess County Housing Authority.
Apple River The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Apple River is the Jo Daviess County Housing Authority.
East Dubuque The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves East Dubuque is the Jo Daviess County Housing Authority.
Elizabeth The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Elizabeth is the Jo Daviess County Housing Authority.
Galena The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Galena is the Jo Daviess County Housing Authority.
Hanover The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hanover is the Jo Daviess County Housing Authority.
Lena The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lena is the Jo Daviess County Housing Authority.
Menominee The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Menominee is the Jo Daviess County Housing Authority.
Nora The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Nora is the Jo Daviess County Housing Authority.
Scales Mound The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Scales Mound is the Jo Daviess County Housing Authority.
Stockton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Stockton is the Jo Daviess County Housing Authority.
The Galena Territory The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves The Galena Territory is the Jo Daviess County Housing Authority.
Warren The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Warren is the Jo Daviess County Housing Authority.