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Affordable Housing In Randolph County
Illinois


Waiting List Openings In Randolph County

Waiting ListStatus
Menard County Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Open Now

11 Low Income Apartment Communities In Randolph County

Red Bud Apartments

225 Lockwood Dr
Red Bud, Illinois
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Steeleville Apartments

807 Lockwood Ct
Steeleville, Illinois
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized

Chesterton Manor Apartments

1420 Court St
Chester, Illinois
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Red Bud Estates II Apartments

575 Country Club Dr
Red Bud, Illinois
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Red Bud Estate I

710 W Market St
Red Bud, Illinois
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Northtown Apartments

1524 Melmar Drive
Sparta, Illinois

Western Egyptian Eoc Sparta Hr - 313

301 N Hasle St
Sparta, Illinois

The Manor at Craig Farms

3030 State St
Chester, Illinois

Koeneman Acres

214 Opdyke St
Chester, Illinois

Village Apartments of Sparta

215 W Stevenson Dr
Sparta, Illinois

Housing Authorities that serve Randolph County

Housing Authority Programs
Randolph County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); 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 Randolph County, Illinois

There are 11 low income housing apartment communities offering 415 affordable apartments for rent in Randolph County, Illinois.

Income Based Apartments in Randolph County, Illinois

Randolph County features 327 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 Randolph County, Illinois

There are 88 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Randolph County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Randolph County, Illinois

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Randolph County landlords $300 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Randolph County.

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

2021 Randolph 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
Randolph County, Illinois Fair Market Rent $464 $543 $700 $926 $1,088
Randolph County, Illinois Payment Standard Range $418 to $510 $489 to $597 $630 to $770 $833 to $1,019 $979 to $1,197

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Randolph County, IL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 11
Total Low Income Apartments 415
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 327
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 22.58%
Average Renter Household Size 2.39
Average Household Size 2.49
Median Household Income $48,158 ±$2,443
Median Rent $623 ±$34
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 38.76% ± 6.48pp
Total Population 33,069

Population and Household Demographics

Randolph County is a county in Illinois with a population of 33,069. There are 11,895 households in the county with an average household size of 2.49 persons. 22.58% of households in Randolph County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Randolph County

The median gross income for households in Randolph County is $48,158 a year, or $4,013 a month. The median rent for the county is $623 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Randolph County, a household making less than $2,077 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 38.76% of households who rent are overburdened in Randolph County.

Area Median Income In Randolph 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 Randolph County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $69,100

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 Randolph 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 Randolph County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Randolph County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,550 $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 Randolph County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$24,200 $27,650 $31,100 $34,550 $37,350 $40,100 $42,850 $45,650
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Randolph County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$38,750 $44,250 $49,800 $55,300 $59,750 $64,150 $68,600 $73,000

Cities In Randolph County

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City Served By
Baldwin The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Baldwin are the Randolph County Housing Authority and Menard County Housing Authority.
Chester The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Chester are the Randolph County Housing Authority and Menard County Housing Authority.
Coulterville The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Coulterville are the Randolph County Housing Authority and Menard County Housing Authority.
Ellis Grove The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Ellis Grove are the Randolph County Housing Authority and Menard County Housing Authority.
Evansville The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Evansville are the Randolph County Housing Authority and Menard County Housing Authority.
Kaskaskia The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Kaskaskia are the Randolph County Housing Authority and Menard County Housing Authority.
Percy The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Percy are the Randolph County Housing Authority and Menard County Housing Authority.
Prairie du Rocher The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Prairie du Rocher are the Randolph County Housing Authority and Menard County Housing Authority.
Red Bud The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Red Bud are the Randolph County Housing Authority and Menard County Housing Authority.
Rockwood The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Rockwood are the Randolph County Housing Authority and Menard County Housing Authority.
Ruma The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Ruma are the Randolph County Housing Authority and Menard County Housing Authority.
Sparta The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Sparta are the Randolph County Housing Authority and Menard County Housing Authority.
Steeleville The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Steeleville are the Randolph County Housing Authority and Menard County Housing Authority.
Tilden The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Tilden are the Randolph County Housing Authority and Menard County Housing Authority.