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Affordable Housing In Kendall County
Illinois

Waiting List Openings In Kendall County

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Dupage County, IL Section 8 Mainstream HCV Waiting List

The DuPage Housing Authority (DHA) Section 8 Mainstream Housing Choice Voucher waiting list applications will be accepted from May 4, 2021 at 10:00 am CT, until 300 applications have been received.

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40 Low Income Apartment Communities In Kendall County

Anthony Place at Yorkville

1050 Freemont Street
Yorkville, Illinois
$889-1,040
1-2 BR

Marycrest Village

2115 Marmion Ave
Joliet, Illinois
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Deer Run Apartments

250 Louis Street
Plano, Illinois
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Kingsfield Apartments

300 Louis St
Plano, Illinois
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Heritage Woods of Plainfield

14731 S. Van Dyke Road
Plainfield, Illinois

Liberty Meadow Estates Phase I

SW Corner of Briggs
Joliet, Illinois
Market Rate

Evergreen Terrace II

311 N Bluff St
Joliet, Illinois
Subsidized

Liberty Meadow Estates Phase II

1507 Cornflower Dr
Joliet, Illinois
Subsidized

Margaret Street Group Home

501 S Margaret St
Joliet, Illinois
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

The Towers

247 Caterpillar Dr
Joliet, Illinois
Subsidized

Housing Authorities that serve Kendall County

Housing Authority Programs
Kendall Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Mainstream Voucher
DuPage Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Family Self-Sufficiency; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH); Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV); Homeownership

Guide To Affordable Housing in Kendall County, Illinois

There are 40 low income housing apartment communities offering 3,508 affordable apartments for rent in Kendall County, Illinois.

Income Based Apartments in Kendall County, Illinois

Kendall County features 2,418 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 Kendall County, Illinois

There are 1,090 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Kendall County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Kendall County, Illinois

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Kendall County landlords $2,200 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $500 towards rent in Kendall County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Kendall County, Illinois for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,155 and $1,411.

2021 Kendall 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
Kendall County, Illinois Fair Market Rent $967 $974 $1,283 $1,836 $1,942
Kendall County, Illinois Payment Standard Range $870 to $1,064 $877 to $1,071 $1,155 to $1,411 $1,652 to $2,020 $1,748 to $2,136

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Kendall County, IL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 40
Total Low Income Apartments 3,508
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 2,418
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 17.49%
Average Renter Household Size 3.07
Average Household Size 3.11
Median Household Income $84,385 ±$2,609
Median Rent $1,305 ±$109
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 41.96% ± 7.63pp
Total Population 120,036

Population and Household Demographics

Kendall County is a county in Illinois with a population of 120,036. There are 38,516 households in the county with an average household size of 3.11 persons. 17.49% of households in Kendall County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Kendall County

The median gross income for households in Kendall County is $84,385 a year, or $7,032 a month. The median rent for the county is $1,305 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Kendall County, a household making less than $4,350 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 41.96% of households who rent are overburdened in Kendall County.

Area Median Income In Kendall 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 Kendall County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $98,100

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 Kendall 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 Kendall County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Kendall County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$21,450 $24,500 $27,550 $30,600 $33,050 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Kendall County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$35,700 $40,800 $45,900 $51,000 $55,100 $59,200 $63,250 $67,350
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Kendall County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$55,950 $63,950 $71,950 $79,900 $86,300 $92,700 $99,100 $105,500

Cities In Kendall County

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City Served By
Boulder Hill The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Boulder Hill are the Kendall Housing Authority and DuPage Housing Authority.
Lisbon The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Lisbon are the Kendall Housing Authority and DuPage Housing Authority.
Millbrook The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Millbrook are the Kendall Housing Authority and DuPage Housing Authority.
Millington The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Millington are the Kendall Housing Authority and DuPage Housing Authority.
Newark The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Newark are the Kendall Housing Authority and DuPage Housing Authority.
Oswego The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Oswego are the Kendall Housing Authority and DuPage Housing Authority.
Plainfield The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Plainfield are the Kendall Housing Authority and DuPage Housing Authority.
Plainfield Village The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Plainfield Village are the Kendall Housing Authority and DuPage Housing Authority.
Plano The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Plano are the Kendall Housing Authority and DuPage Housing Authority.
Plattville The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Plattville are the Kendall Housing Authority and DuPage Housing Authority.
Yorkville The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Yorkville are the Kendall Housing Authority and DuPage Housing Authority.