Affordable Housing In Lebanon
St Clair County, Illinois

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Lebanon

Cedars of Lebanon

600 S Horner St Ofc
Lebanon, Illinois
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Lebanon I Apartments

410 Summerfield St
Lebanon, Illinois
Accepts Vouchers

Washington Park

111 E Randle St
Lebanon, Illinois
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Housing Authorities that serve Lebanon

Housing Authority Programs
St. Clair County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Lebanon, Illinois

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 223 affordable apartments for rent in Lebanon, Illinois.

Income Based Apartments in Lebanon, Illinois

Lebanon features 199 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 Lebanon, Illinois

There are 24 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Lebanon.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Lebanon, Illinois

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Lebanon, Illinois for a two-bedroom apartment is between $815 and $996.

2020 Lebanon, 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 $633 $701 $905 $1,185 $1,395
Payment Standard Range $570 to $696 $631 to $771 $815 to $996 $1,067 to $1,304 $1,256 to $1,535

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Lebanon, IL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 223
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 199
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 36.48%
Average Renter Household Size 2.48
Average Household Size 2.73
Median Household Income $64,712 ±$12,237
Median Rent $647 ±$252
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 43.38% ± 15.82pp
Total Population 4,259

Population and Household Demographics

Lebanon is a City in St Clair County, Illinois with a population of 4,259. There are 1,428 households in the city with an average household size of 2.73 persons. 36.48% of households in Lebanon are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Lebanon

The median gross income for households in Lebanon is $64,712 a year, or $5,393 a month. The median rent for the city is $647 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Lebanon, a household making less than $2,157 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.38% of households who rent are overburdened in Lebanon.1

Area Median Income In Lebanon

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 Lebanon, the AMI is calculated from all households within St Clair County.

In Lebanon, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $81,300

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 Lebanon

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 Lebanon

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $17,100 $19,550 $22,000 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $28,500 $32,550 $36,600 $40,650 $43,950 $47,200 $50,450 $53,700
80% of Median $45,550 $52,050 $58,550 $65,050 $70,300 $75,500 $80,700 $85,900