Affordable Housing In North Henderson
Mercer County, Illinois

Housing Authorities that serve North Henderson

Housing Authority Programs
Mercer County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in North Henderson, Illinois

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in North Henderson, Illinois.

Income Based Apartments in North Henderson, Illinois

North Henderson features 0 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 North Henderson, Illinois

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in North Henderson.

Housing Choice Vouchers in North Henderson, Illinois

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in North Henderson, Illinois for a two-bedroom apartment is between $700 and $856.

2020 North Henderson, 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 $524 $615 $778 $1,028 $1,169
Payment Standard Range $472 to $576 $554 to $677 $700 to $856 $925 to $1,131 $1,052 to $1,286

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

North Henderson, IL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 28.99%
Average Renter Household Size 2.15
Average Household Size 2.67
Median Household Income $40,938 ±$8,883
Median Rent $594 ±$153
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 20% ± 100.78pp
Total Population 184

Population and Household Demographics

North Henderson is a City in Mercer County, Illinois with a population of 184. There are 69 households in the city with an average household size of 2.67 persons. 28.99% of households in North Henderson are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in North Henderson

The median gross income for households in North Henderson is $40,938 a year, or $3,412 a month. The median rent for the city is $594 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In North Henderson, a household making less than $1,980 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 20% of households who rent are overburdened in North Henderson.1

Area Median Income In North Henderson

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 North Henderson, the AMI is calculated from all households within Mercer County.

In North Henderson, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $72,700

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 North Henderson

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 North Henderson

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,300 $17,450 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $25,450 $29,100 $32,750 $36,350 $39,300 $42,200 $45,100 $48,000
80% of Median $40,750 $46,550 $52,350 $58,150 $62,850 $67,500 $72,150 $76,800