Affordable Housing In Johnsburg
McHenry County, Illinois

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Johnsburg

The Johnsburg Complex

2117 W Church St
Johnsburg, IL
$405-1,033
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers
55+
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Housing Authorities that serve Johnsburg

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Johnsburg, Illinois

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 78 affordable apartments for rent in Johnsburg, Illinois.

Income Based Apartments in Johnsburg, Illinois

Johnsburg features 0 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 Johnsburg, Illinois

There are 78 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Johnsburg.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Johnsburg, Illinois

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Johnsburg, Illinois for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,123 and $1,373.

2020 Johnsburg, 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
Fair Market Rent $956 $1,076 $1,248 $1,585 $1,888
Payment Standard Range $860 to $1,052 $968 to $1,184 $1,123 to $1,373 $1,427 to $1,744 $1,699 to $2,077

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Johnsburg, IL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 78
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 12%
Average Renter Household Size 3.63
Average Household Size 3.08
Median Household Income $98,879 ±$13,602
Median Rent $1,194 ±$327
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 39.02% ± 21.83pp
Total Population 6,321

Population and Household Demographics

Johnsburg is a City in McHenry County, Illinois with a population of 6,321. There are 2,050 households in the city with an average household size of 3.08 persons. 12% of households in Johnsburg are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Johnsburg

The median gross income for households in Johnsburg is $98,879 a year, or $8,240 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,194 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Johnsburg, a household making less than $3,980 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 39.02% of households who rent are overburdened in Johnsburg.1

Area Median Income In Johnsburg

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 Johnsburg, the AMI is calculated from all households within McHenry County.

In Johnsburg, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $89,100

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 Johnsburg

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 Johnsburg HUD Rental Assistance in Johnsburg

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $18,750 $21,400 $24,100 $26,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $31,200 $35,650 $40,100 $44,550 $48,150 $51,700 $55,250 $58,850
80% of Median $49,950 $57,050 $64,200 $71,300 $77,050 $82,750 $88,450 $94,150