Affordable Housing In Moline
Rock Island County, Illinois

15 Low Income Apartment Communities In Moline

Hillside Heights

825 17th St
Moline, Illinois
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Studio-2 BR

Spring Valley

1150 41st Street Moline
Moline, Illinois
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Studio-1 BR

Garfield School Senior Residences

1518 25th Avenue
Moline, Illinois
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1-2 BR

Moline Enterprise Lofts

1871 River Dr
Moline, Illinois
1 BR

Morningstar Senior Residence

3601 6th Ave
Moline, Illinois
Elderly Supportive Housing
Disabled Supportive Housing

Spring Brook

4141 11th Avenue A
Moline, Illinois

Highland Manor

4200 22nd Ave
Moline, Illinois

Fiesta Manor

1014 5th Ave
Moline, Illinois

Westwood Terrace

2200 1st St
Moline, Illinois

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Moline, 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.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Moline, Illinois

Housing Authority Programs
Greater Metropolitan Area Housing Authority of Rock Island County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Moline Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Moline, Illinois

There are 15 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,985 affordable apartments for rent in Moline, Illinois.

Income Based Apartments in Moline, Illinois

Moline features 1,093 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 Moline, Illinois

There are 892 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Moline.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Moline, Illinois

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Moline landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Moline.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Moline, Illinois for a two-bedroom apartment is between $725 and $886.

2022 Moline, 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
Moline, Illinois Fair Market Rent $535 $650 $805 $1,070 $1,209
Moline, Illinois Payment Standard Range $482 to $589 $585 to $715 $725 to $886 $963 to $1,177 $1,088 to $1,330

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Moline, IL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 15
Total Low Income Apartments 1,985
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,093
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 33.47%
Average Renter Household Size 2.08
Average Household Size 2.34
Median Household Income $49,528 ±$2,721
Median Rent $691 ±$25
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 37.05% ± 4.72pp
Total Population 43,062

Population and Household Demographics

Moline is a city in Rock Island County, Illinois with a population of 43,062. There are 18,227 households in the city with an average household size of 2.34 persons. 33.47% of households in Moline are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Moline

The median gross income for households in Moline is $49,528 a year, or $4,127 a month. The median rent for the city is $691 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Moline, a household making less than $2,303 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 37.05% of households who rent are overburdened in Moline.

Area Median Income In Moline

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 Moline, the AMI is calculated from all households within Rock Island County.

In Moline, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $87,200

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 Moline

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 Moline

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Moline AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$17,950 $20,500 $23,050 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Moline AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$29,900 $34,150 $38,400 $42,650 $46,100 $49,500 $52,900 $56,300
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Moline AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$47,800 $54,600 $61,450 $68,250 $73,750 $79,200 $84,650 $90,100