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Affordable Housing In Moultrie County
Illinois


Waiting List Openings In Moultrie County

Waiting ListStatus
Menard County Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Open Now

7 Low Income Apartment Communities In Moultrie County

Branch Creek Apartments

416 East Main St
Bethany, Illinois
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Jefferson Square Apartments

102 S Calhoun St
Sullivan, Illinois
Subsidized

Westport Apartments

4 Westport Dr
Sullivan, Illinois

Apollo Court Lovington

103 Apollo Ct
Lovington, Illinois

Jefferson Village Bethany

110 S Jefferson St
Bethany, Illinois
Subsidized

Bethany Housing Bethany

503 S. Washington
Bethany, Illinois

Prairie Gardens Sullivan

1103 S. Main St.
Sullivan, Illinois
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Housing Authorities that serve Moultrie County

Housing Authority Programs
Menard County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Family Self-Sufficiency; Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Moultrie County, Illinois

There are 7 low income housing apartment communities offering 115 affordable apartments for rent in Moultrie County, Illinois.

Income Based Apartments in Moultrie County, Illinois

Moultrie County features 59 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 Moultrie County, Illinois

There are 56 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Moultrie County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Moultrie County, Illinois

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Moultrie County, Illinois for a two-bedroom apartment is between $630 and $770.

2021 Moultrie 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
Moultrie County, Illinois Fair Market Rent $519 $566 $700 $1,002 $1,049
Moultrie County, Illinois Payment Standard Range $467 to $571 $509 to $623 $630 to $770 $902 to $1,102 $944 to $1,154

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Moultrie County, IL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 7
Total Low Income Apartments 115
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 59
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 23.81%
Average Renter Household Size 2.30
Average Household Size 2.51
Median Household Income $49,681 ±$4,409
Median Rent $622 ±$60
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 32.15% ± 7.98pp
Total Population 14,927

Population and Household Demographics

Moultrie County is a county in Illinois with a population of 14,927. There are 5,799 households in the county with an average household size of 2.51 persons. 23.81% of households in Moultrie County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Moultrie County

The median gross income for households in Moultrie County is $49,681 a year, or $4,140 a month. The median rent for the county is $622 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Moultrie County, a household making less than $2,073 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 32.15% of households who rent are overburdened in Moultrie County.

Area Median Income In Moultrie 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 Moultrie County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $67,000

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 Moultrie 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 Moultrie County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Moultrie County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,250 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Moultrie County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$23,700 $27,100 $30,500 $33,850 $36,600 $39,300 $42,000 $44,700
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Moultrie County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$37,950 $43,350 $48,750 $54,150 $58,500 $62,850 $67,150 $71,500

Cities In Moultrie County

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City Served By
Allenville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Allenville is the Menard County Housing Authority.
Bethany The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bethany is the Menard County Housing Authority.
Dalton City The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dalton City is the Menard County Housing Authority.
Gays The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gays is the Menard County Housing Authority.
Lovington The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lovington is the Menard County Housing Authority.
Sullivan The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sullivan is the Menard County Housing Authority.