Affordable Housing In LaSalle County
Illinois

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In LaSalle County

Lasalle Manor

1135 10th St
LaSalle, IL
Call For Rent
2 BR
Subsidized

Tonica Manor

307 Mugekewis St
Tonica, IL
Subsidized
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There are 2 low income housing apartment complexes which contain 48 affordable apartments for rent in LaSalle County. Many of these rental apartments are income based housing with 48 apartments that set rent based on your income. In LaSalle County, HUD housing programs support 48 rental assistance apartments through programs like Project-based Section 8. There are 0 other low income apartments that don't have rental assistance but are cheaper than market rate rents.

Housing Authorities that serve LaSalle County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in LaSalle County, Illinois

LaSalle County, IL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 48
Total Rent Assisted Apartments 48
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 26.87%
Average Renter Household Size 2.26
Total Population 112,579
Housing Units 44,242
Average Household Size 2.48
Median Household Income $50,633 ±$1,642
Median Rent $700 ±$28
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 43.29% ± 3.34pp

Population and Household Demographics

LaSalle County is a County in Illinois with a population of 112,579. There are 44,242 households in the county with an average household size of 2.48 persons. 26.87% of households in LaSalle County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in LaSalle County

The median gross income for households in LaSalle County is $50,633 a year, or $4,219 a month. The median rent for the county is $700 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In LaSalle County, a household making less than $2,333 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.29% of households who rent are overburdened in LaSalle County.1

Area Median Income In LaSalle 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 LaSalle County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $75,000

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 LaSalle 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 LaSalle County HUD Rental Assistance in LaSalle County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,750 $18,000 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $26,250 $30,000 $33,750 $37,500 $40,500 $43,500 $46,500 $49,500
80% of Median $42,000 $48,000 $54,000 $60,000 $64,800 $69,600 $74,400 $79,200

If your income is less than 60% of the Area Median Income (AMI), you should not expect to pay more than the rent value for a unit in the table below. However, Affordable apartment communities that receive funding through the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program may have rental units that are not subject to income and rent limits.

Rent limits for the LIHTC Program are determined so that a household making the maximum income for the expected household size of the unit would only pay 30% of their income for rent.

Income Qualifications for Low Income Housing Tax Credit Apartments in LaSalle County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
60% of Median $31,500 $36,000 $40,500 $45,000 $48,600 $52,200 $55,800 $59,400

For example, the expected household size for a two bedroom apartment is 3 people. Using the table above, the maximum income for a 3 person household at 60% of the AMI in LaSalle County is $40,500 a year, or $3,375 a month. To determine the maximum rent in the table below we multiply the monthly maximum income, $3,375 by 30% to get a maximum rent of $1,013 a month.

Rent for units in the LIHTC Program include a utility allowance which is determined by the average monthly cost of utilities paid directly by residents. This allowance has not been subtracted from the rents in the table below. These utility allowances are set on a property by property basis.

% of AMI Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed 3 Bed 4 Bed 5 Bed
50% $656 $703 $844 $975 $1,088 $1,200
60% $788 $844 $1,013 $1,170 $1,305 $1,440
Fair Market Rents in LaSalle County

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2019 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$505 $594 $786 $1,081 $1,181

Cities In LaSalle County

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City Listings Served By
Cedar Point 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cedar Point is the Housing Authority for LaSalle County.
Dana 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dana is the Housing Authority for LaSalle County.
Dayton 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dayton is the Housing Authority for LaSalle County.
Grand Ridge 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Grand Ridge is the Housing Authority for LaSalle County.
Kangley 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Kangley is the Housing Authority for LaSalle County.
Lake Holiday 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lake Holiday is the Housing Authority for LaSalle County.
LaSalle 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves LaSalle is the Housing Authority for LaSalle County.
Leonore 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Leonore is the Housing Authority for LaSalle County.
Lostant 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lostant is the Housing Authority for LaSalle County.
North Utica 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves North Utica is the Housing Authority for LaSalle County.
Ransom 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ransom is the Housing Authority for LaSalle County.
Rutland 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rutland is the Housing Authority for LaSalle County.
Sheridan 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sheridan is the Housing Authority for LaSalle County.
Tonica 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Tonica is the Housing Authority for LaSalle County.
Earlville 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Earlville is the Housing Authority for LaSalle County.
Leland 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Leland is the Housing Authority for LaSalle County.
Marseilles 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Marseilles is the Housing Authority for LaSalle County.
Mendota 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mendota is the Housing Authority for LaSalle County.
Naplate 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Naplate is the Housing Authority for LaSalle County.
Oglesby 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Oglesby is the Housing Authority for LaSalle County.
Ottawa 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ottawa is the Housing Authority for LaSalle County.
Peru 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Peru is the Housing Authority for LaSalle County.
Streator 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Streator is the Housing Authority for LaSalle County.
Troy Grove 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Troy Grove is the Housing Authority for LaSalle County.
Wenona 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wenona is the Housing Authority for LaSalle County.