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Affordable Housing In Madison County
Illinois

79 Low Income Apartment Communities In Madison County

Senior Plaza Apartments II

200 Suppiger Ln
Highland, Illinois
Subsidized

Theodoro Residence

South And Niagara
East Alton, Illinois

United Methodist Village

Asbury and Mckendree Dr
Godfrey, Illinois

Vintage Gardens Apartments

24th and Adams
Granite City, Illinois

Liberty Square

200 Taylor
Troy, Illinois

Alton Pointe

100 Sullivan Dr
Alton, Illinois

Humboldt School Housing Development

1028 E 6th St
Alton, Illinois

1234 - 36 Madison

1234 Madison Ave
Madison, Illinois

Senior Citizens Housing

944 Carla Dr
Troy, Illinois

Housing Authorities that serve Madison County

Housing Authority Programs
Madison County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Family Self-Sufficiency

Guide To Affordable Housing in Madison County, Illinois

There are 79 low income housing apartment communities offering 4,008 affordable apartments for rent in Madison County, Illinois.

Income Based Apartments in Madison County, Illinois

Madison County features 2,808 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 Madison County, Illinois

There are 1,200 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Madison County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Madison County, Illinois

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Madison County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Madison County.

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

2020 Madison 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
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.

Madison County, IL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 79
Total Low Income Apartments 4,008
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 2,808
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 29.1%
Average Renter Household Size 2.29
Average Household Size 2.45
Median Household Income $53,431 ±$1,065
Median Rent $778 ±$15
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 44.79% ± 2.4pp
Total Population 267,356

Population and Household Demographics

Madison County is a county in Illinois with a population of 267,356. There are 107,111 households in the county with an average household size of 2.45 persons. 29.1% of households in Madison County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Madison County

The median gross income for households in Madison County is $53,431 a year, or $4,453 a month. The median rent for the county is $778 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Madison County, a household making less than $2,593 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 44.79% of households who rent are overburdened in Madison County.

Area Median Income In Madison 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 Madison County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $82,900

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 Madison 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 Madison County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $17,400 $19,900 $22,400 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $29,050 $33,200 $37,350 $41,450 $44,800 $48,100 $51,400 $54,750
80% of Median $46,450 $53,050 $59,700 $66,300 $71,650 $76,950 $82,250 $87,550

Cities In Madison County

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City Served By
Alhambra The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Alhambra is the Madison County Housing Authority.
Alton The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Alton are the Madison County Housing Authority and Housing Authority - City of Alton.
Bethalto The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bethalto is the Madison County Housing Authority.
Collinsville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Collinsville is the Madison County Housing Authority.
East Alton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves East Alton is the Madison County Housing Authority.
Edwardsville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Edwardsville is the Madison County Housing Authority.
Fairmont City The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fairmont City is the Madison County Housing Authority.
Glen Carbon The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Glen Carbon is the Madison County Housing Authority.
Godfrey The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Godfrey is the Madison County Housing Authority.
Granite City The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Granite City is the Madison County Housing Authority.
Grantfork The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Grantfork is the Madison County Housing Authority.
Hamel The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hamel is the Madison County Housing Authority.
Hartford The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hartford is the Madison County Housing Authority.
Highland The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Highland is the Madison County Housing Authority.
Holiday Shores The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Holiday Shores is the Madison County Housing Authority.
Livingston The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Livingston is the Madison County Housing Authority.
Madison The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Madison is the Madison County Housing Authority.
Marine The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Marine is the Madison County Housing Authority.
Maryville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Maryville is the Madison County Housing Authority.
Mitchell The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mitchell is the Madison County Housing Authority.
New Douglas The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves New Douglas is the Madison County Housing Authority.
Pontoon Beach The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pontoon Beach is the Madison County Housing Authority.
Rosewood Heights The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rosewood Heights is the Madison County Housing Authority.
Roxana The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Roxana is the Madison County Housing Authority.
South Roxana The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves South Roxana is the Madison County Housing Authority.
St Jacob The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves St Jacob is the Madison County Housing Authority.
St. Jacob The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves St. Jacob is the Madison County Housing Authority.
Troy The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Troy is the Madison County Housing Authority.
Venice The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Venice is the Madison County Housing Authority.
Williamson The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Williamson is the Madison County Housing Authority.
Wood River The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wood River is the Madison County Housing Authority.
Worden The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Worden is the Madison County Housing Authority.