Affordable Housing In Rock Island County
Illinois

54 Low Income Apartment Communities In Rock Island County

Hillside Heights

825 17th St
Moline, Illinois
Call For Rent
Studio-2 BR

Spring Valley

1150 41st Street Moline
Moline, Illinois
Call For Rent
Studio-1 BR

Coventry Apartments

1900 6th Ave
Rock Island, Illinois
Call For Rent
1 BR
62+

Garfield School Senior Residences

1518 25th Avenue
Moline, Illinois
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Heather Ridge Apartments and Townhomes

9500 14th Street W, #B5F
Rock Island, Illinois
Income Based
2-4 BR
Subsidized

Maple Ridge Apartments

3700 5th Street
Rock Island, Illinois
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Subsidized

Village Woods Apartments

300 W. 20th Ave
Milan, Illinois
1 BR

Moline Enterprise Lofts

1871 River Dr
Moline, Illinois
1 BR

Morningstar Senior Residence

3601 6th Ave
Moline, Illinois
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
62+
Elderly Supportive Housing
Disabled Supportive Housing

Hometown Harbor

1011 49th Avenue
East Moline, Illinois
$615-720
1-2 BR

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Rock Island County, 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.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Rock Island County, Illinois

Housing Authority Programs
Greater Metropolitan Area Housing Authority of Rock Island County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Rock Island County, Illinois

There are 54 low income housing apartment communities offering 5,745 affordable apartments for rent in Rock Island County, Illinois.

Income Based Apartments in Rock Island County, Illinois

Rock Island County features 4,038 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 Rock Island County, Illinois

There are 1,707 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Rock Island County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Rock Island County, Illinois

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Rock Island County landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Rock Island County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Rock Island County, Illinois for a two-bedroom apartment is between $725 and $886.

2022 Rock Island 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
Rock Island County, Illinois Fair Market Rent $535 $650 $805 $1,070 $1,209
Rock Island County, Illinois Payment Standard Range $482 to $589 $585 to $715 $725 to $886 $963 to $1,177 $1,088 to $1,330

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Rock Island County, IL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 54
Total Low Income Apartments 5,745
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 4,038
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 30.48%
Average Renter Household Size 2.19
Average Household Size 2.36
Median Household Income $48,817 ±$1,292
Median Rent $678 ±$16
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 44.12% ± 2.97pp
Total Population 147,161

Population and Household Demographics

Rock Island County is a county in Illinois with a population of 147,161. There are 60,391 households in the county with an average household size of 2.36 persons. 30.48% of households in Rock Island County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Rock Island County

The median gross income for households in Rock Island County is $48,817 a year, or $4,068 a month. The median rent for the county is $678 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Rock Island County, a household making less than $2,260 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 44.12% of households who rent are overburdened in Rock Island County.

Area Median Income In Rock Island 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 Rock Island County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $87,200

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 Rock Island 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 Rock Island County

1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Rock Island County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$17,950 $20,500 $23,050 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Rock Island County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$29,900 $34,150 $38,400 $42,650 $46,100 $49,500 $52,900 $56,300
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Rock Island County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$47,800 $54,600 $61,450 $68,250 $73,750 $79,200 $84,650 $90,100

Cities In Rock Island County

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City Served By
Andalusia The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Andalusia is the Greater Metropolitan Area Housing Authority of Rock Island County.
Carbon Cliff The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Carbon Cliff is the Greater Metropolitan Area Housing Authority of Rock Island County.
Cordova The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cordova is the Greater Metropolitan Area Housing Authority of Rock Island County.
Coyne Center The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Coyne Center is the Greater Metropolitan Area Housing Authority of Rock Island County.
East Moline The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves East Moline is the Greater Metropolitan Area Housing Authority of Rock Island County.
Hampton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hampton is the Greater Metropolitan Area Housing Authority of Rock Island County.
Hillsdale The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hillsdale is the Greater Metropolitan Area Housing Authority of Rock Island County.
Milan The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Milan is the Greater Metropolitan Area Housing Authority of Rock Island County.
Moline The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Moline are the Greater Metropolitan Area Housing Authority of Rock Island County and Moline Housing Authority.
Oak Grove The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Oak Grove is the Greater Metropolitan Area Housing Authority of Rock Island County.
Port Byron The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Port Byron is the Greater Metropolitan Area Housing Authority of Rock Island County.
Rapids City The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rapids City is the Greater Metropolitan Area Housing Authority of Rock Island County.
Rock Island The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Rock Island are the Greater Metropolitan Area Housing Authority of Rock Island County and Rock Island Housing Authority.
Rock Island Arsenal The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rock Island Arsenal is the Greater Metropolitan Area Housing Authority of Rock Island County.
Silvis The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Silvis is the Greater Metropolitan Area Housing Authority of Rock Island County.