Affordable Housing In Potomac
Vermilion County, Illinois

Affordable Housing programs support 0 income based apartments in Potomac where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 0 affordable apartments in Potomac that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Potomac, Illinois

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

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Public Housing Agencies Serving Potomac, 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
Vermilion Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH); Family Unification Program (FUP)
Go to the Illinois Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Potomac.

Potomac, Illinois Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Potomac, Illinois

Potomac 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 Potomac, Illinois

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Potomac, Illinois

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Potomac, Illinois for a two-bedroom apartment is between $790 and $966.

2023 Potomac, 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
Potomac, Illinois Fair Market Rent $646 $667 $878 $1,112 $1,179
Potomac, Illinois Payment Standard Range $581 to $711 $600 to $734 $790 to $966 $1,001 to $1,223 $1,061 to $1,297

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Potomac, 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 24.32%
Average Renter Household Size 2.73
Average Household Size 2.70
Median Household Income $43,625 ±$4,842
Median Rent $656 ±$98
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 25.4% ± 22.5pp
Total Population 700

Population and Household Demographics

Potomac is a city in Vermilion County, Illinois with a population of 700. There are 259 households in the city with an average household size of 2.70 persons. 24.32% of households in Potomac are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Potomac

The median gross income for households in Potomac is $43,625 a year, or $3,635 a month. The median rent for the city is $656 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Potomac, a household making less than $2,187 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 25.4% of households who rent are overburdened in Potomac.

Area Median Income In Potomac

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 Potomac, the AMI is calculated from all households within Vermilion County.

In Potomac, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $62,500

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 Potomac

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 Potomac

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Potomac AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,950 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Potomac AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$26,600 $30,400 $34,200 $37,950 $41,000 $44,050 $47,100 $50,100
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Potomac AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$42,500 $48,600 $54,650 $60,700 $65,600 $70,450 $75,300 $80,150