Affordable Housing In McDonough County
Illinois

Affordable Housing programs support 663 income based apartments in McDonough County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 184 affordable apartments in McDonough County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in McDonough County, Illinois

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in McDonough County. Go to the Illinois Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near McDonough County.

Colchester Apartments

592-598 Coal Street
Colchester, Illinois
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Affordable

Turnberry Village Apartments III

201 Wigwam Hollow Rd
Macomb, Illinois
$1,035-1,375
3-4 BR

Jefferson House

900 E Jefferson St
Macomb, Illinois
Rent Assisted

Fitch Manor

1500 W Main St
Bushnell, Illinois
Rent Assisted

Mcrc Rehab Inc

900 S Deer Rd
Macomb, Illinois
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Mcrc Housing, Inc

7 Pollock Dr
Macomb, Illinois
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

River Run Apartments

401 River Run Dr
Macomb, Illinois
Rent Assisted

Lafayette Square Apartments

100 W Jefferson St
Macomb, Illinois
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Turnberry Village Macomb

101 Wigwam Hollow Cir
Macomb, Illinois
Affordable

Eisenhower Towers

322 W Piper St
Macomb, Illinois
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Affordable Housing In McDonough County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near McDonough County

City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Bardolph, IL Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Bardolph.
Affordable Housing In Bushnell, IL Affordable Housing programs support 4 apartment communities in Bushnell.
Affordable Housing In Colchester, IL Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Colchester.
Affordable Housing In Macomb, IL Affordable Housing programs support 10 apartment communities in Macomb.

Public Housing Agencies Serving McDonough County, Illinois

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Waiting lists for project-based assistance, like the Public Housing program, are open:

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of McDonough County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Go to the Illinois Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near McDonough County.

McDonough County, Illinois Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in McDonough County, Illinois

McDonough County features 663 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 McDonough County, Illinois

There are 184 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in McDonough County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in McDonough County, Illinois

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay McDonough County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in McDonough County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in McDonough County, Illinois for a two-bedroom apartment is between $715 and $873.

2023 McDonough 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
McDonough County, Illinois Fair Market Rent $545 $650 $794 $1,078 $1,232
McDonough County, Illinois Payment Standard Range $491 to $600 $585 to $715 $715 to $873 $970 to $1,186 $1,109 to $1,355

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

McDonough County, IL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 16
Total Low Income Apartments 963
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 663
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 36.31%
Average Renter Household Size 2.04
Average Household Size 2.29
Median Household Income $40,314 ±$2,322
Median Rent $630 ±$47
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 47.62% ± 5.21pp
Total Population 32,009

Population and Household Demographics

McDonough County is a county in Illinois with a population of 32,009. There are 12,129 households in the county with an average household size of 2.29 persons. 36.31% of households in McDonough County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in McDonough County

The median gross income for households in McDonough County is $40,314 a year, or $3,360 a month. The median rent for the county is $630 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In McDonough County, a household making less than $2,100 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 47.62% of households who rent are overburdened in McDonough County.

Area Median Income In McDonough 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 McDonough County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $78,300

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 McDonough 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 McDonough County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the McDonough County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$16,450 $18,800 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the McDonough County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$27,450 $31,350 $35,250 $39,150 $42,300 $45,450 $48,550 $51,700
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the McDonough County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$43,900 $50,150 $56,400 $62,650 $67,700 $72,700 $77,700 $82,700