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Affordable Housing In Perry County

10 Low Income Apartment Communities In Perry County

Five Star Apartments

126 N Hickory St
Du Quoin, Illinois
Elderly Supportive Housing

Pinckneyville Gardens

102 E Randolph St
Pinckneyville, Illinois

Duquoin Village Apartments

302 S Division St
Du Quoin, Illinois

Bel Aire Towers and West

109 S Division St
Du Quoin, Illinois

Robert L. Phipps

120 S Walnut St
Du Quoin, Illinois

Diamond Terrace Dean Bartle

303 S Perry St
Pinckneyville, Illinois

The Manors at Mason Woods

205 Illinois St
Pinckneyville, Illinois
Accepts Vouchers

Tamaroa Apartments

212 N Hickory St
Tamaroa, Illinois

Madison Avenue Apartments

Madison St
Du Quoin, Illinois
Accepts Vouchers

Orchard Apts.

705 Virginia Court
Pinckneyville, Illinois
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Perry County, Illinois

There are 10 low income housing apartment communities offering 589 affordable apartments for rent in Perry County, Illinois.

Income Based Apartments in Perry County, Illinois

Perry County features 449 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 Perry County, Illinois

There are 140 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Perry County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Perry County, Illinois

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Perry County, Illinois for a two-bedroom apartment is between $628 and $768.

2020 Perry 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 $474 $599 $698 $960 $1,006
Payment Standard Range $427 to $521 $539 to $659 $628 to $768 $864 to $1,056 $905 to $1,107

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Perry County, IL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 10
Total Low Income Apartments 589
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 449
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 24.06%
Average Renter Household Size 2.17
Average Household Size 2.46
Median Household Income $42,478 ±$3,273
Median Rent $479 ±$46
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 39.93% ± 8.55pp
Total Population 21,810

Population and Household Demographics

Perry County is a county in Illinois with a population of 21,810. There are 8,025 households in the county with an average household size of 2.46 persons. 24.06% of households in Perry County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Perry County

The median gross income for households in Perry County is $42,478 a year, or $3,540 a month. The median rent for the county is $479 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Perry County, a household making less than $1,597 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 39.93% of households who rent are overburdened in Perry County.

Area Median Income In Perry 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 Perry County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $68,200

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 Perry 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 Perry County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $14,350 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $23,900 $27,300 $30,700 $34,100 $36,850 $39,600 $42,300 $45,050
80% of Median $38,200 $43,650 $49,100 $54,550 $58,950 $63,300 $67,650 $72,050

Cities In Perry County

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City Served By
Cutler The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cutler is the Perry County Housing Authority.
Du Quoin The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Du Quoin is the Perry County Housing Authority.
Pinckneyville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pinckneyville is the Perry County Housing Authority.
St. Johns The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves St. Johns is the Perry County Housing Authority.
Tamaroa The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Tamaroa is the Perry County Housing Authority.
Willisville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Willisville is the Perry County Housing Authority.