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Affordable Housing In Pulaski County
Illinois


Waiting List Openings In Pulaski County

Waiting ListStatus
Menard County Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Open Now

6 Low Income Apartment Communities In Pulaski County

Market Square

627 High St
Mound City, Illinois
Subsidized

Pulaski County Apartments

323 N Chestnut St
Pulaski, Illinois
Subsidized

Cache Valley Apartments

751 Ullin Ave
Ullin, Illinois

Karnak Apartments

201 Illinois Ave
Mound City, Illinois

Mounds

400 School St
Karnak, Illinois

Karnak Apartments

Washington and Illinois Streets
Karnak, Illinois
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Housing Authorities that serve Pulaski County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Pulaski County, Illinois

There are 6 low income housing apartment communities offering 286 affordable apartments for rent in Pulaski County, Illinois.

Income Based Apartments in Pulaski County, Illinois

Pulaski County features 246 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 Pulaski County, Illinois

There are 40 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Pulaski County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Pulaski County, Illinois

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

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

2021 Pulaski 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
Pulaski County, Illinois Fair Market Rent $600 $614 $700 $1,002 $1,212
Pulaski County, Illinois Payment Standard Range $540 to $660 $553 to $675 $630 to $770 $902 to $1,102 $1,091 to $1,333

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Pulaski County, IL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 6
Total Low Income Apartments 286
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 246
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 25.28%
Average Renter Household Size 2.79
Average Household Size 2.50
Median Household Income $31,980 ±$1,832
Median Rent $490 ±$56
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 48.64% ± 9.11pp
Total Population 5,871

Population and Household Demographics

Pulaski County is a county in Illinois with a population of 5,871. There are 2,334 households in the county with an average household size of 2.50 persons. 25.28% of households in Pulaski County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Pulaski County

The median gross income for households in Pulaski County is $31,980 a year, or $2,665 a month. The median rent for the county is $490 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Pulaski County, a household making less than $1,633 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 48.64% of households who rent are overburdened in Pulaski County.

Area Median Income In Pulaski 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 Pulaski County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $54,400

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 Pulaski 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 Pulaski County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Pulaski 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 Pulaski 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 Pulaski 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 Pulaski County

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City Served By
Grand Chain The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Grand Chain are the Housing Authority of Pulaski County and Menard County Housing Authority.
Karnak The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Karnak are the Housing Authority of Pulaski County and Menard County Housing Authority.
Mound City The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Mound City are the Housing Authority of Pulaski County and Menard County Housing Authority.
Mounds The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Mounds are the Housing Authority of Pulaski County and Menard County Housing Authority.
New Grand Chain The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve New Grand Chain are the Housing Authority of Pulaski County and Menard County Housing Authority.
Olmsted The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Olmsted are the Housing Authority of Pulaski County and Menard County Housing Authority.
Pulaski The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Pulaski are the Housing Authority of Pulaski County and Menard County Housing Authority.
Ullin The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Ullin are the Housing Authority of Pulaski County and Menard County Housing Authority.