Affordable Housing In Rock Island County
Illinois

Affordable Housing programs support 4,038 income based apartments in Rock Island County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 1,707 affordable apartments in Rock Island County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Rock Island County, Illinois

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

Milan Manor

2000 4th St W
Milan, Illinois
Rent Assisted

Illini Towers

940 Crosstown Avenue
Silvis, Illinois
Rent Assisted

Loma Linda

1801 10th Avenue a Ct
Silvis, Illinois
Rent Assisted

Langman Apartments

2301 1st St E
Milan, Illinois
Rent Assisted

Deerfield Woods Apartments Phase I

1053 51st Avenue
East Moline, Illinois
Rent Assisted

Lincoln Residences

809 6th Avenue
Rock Island, Illinois
Family & Senior
Affordable

Blackhawk Hills Apartments

5100 Kennedy Drive
East Moline, Illinois
Rent Assisted

Fiesta Manor

1014 5th Ave
Moline, Illinois
Rent Assisted

Westwood Terrace

2200 1st St
Moline, Illinois
Rent Assisted

Coventry

1900 6th Ave
Rock Island, Illinois
Rent Assisted
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Affordable Housing In Rock Island County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Rock Island County

City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Carbon Cliff, IL Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Carbon Cliff.
Affordable Housing In East Moline, IL Affordable Housing programs support 7 apartment communities in East Moline.
Affordable Housing In Milan, IL Affordable Housing programs support 4 apartment communities in Milan.
Affordable Housing In Moline, IL Affordable Housing programs support 15 apartment communities in Moline.
Affordable Housing In Port Byron, IL Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Port Byron.
Affordable Housing In Rock Island, IL Affordable Housing programs support 21 apartment communities in Rock Island.
Affordable Housing In Silvis, IL Affordable Housing programs support 4 apartment communities in Silvis.

Public Housing Agencies Serving 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.

Waiting lists for project-based assistance, like the Public Housing program, are open:

Housing Authority Programs
Greater Metropolitan Area Housing Authority of Rock Island County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Go to the Illinois Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Rock Island County.

Rock Island County, Illinois Affordable Housing Data

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 $815 and $997.

2023 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 $606 $733 $906 $1,193 $1,353
Rock Island County, Illinois Payment Standard Range $545 to $667 $660 to $806 $815 to $997 $1,074 to $1,312 $1,218 to $1,488

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

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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