Affordable Housing In Saline County
Illinois

18 Low Income Apartment Communities In Saline County

Century Estates Apartments

416 Small St
Harrisburg, Illinois
1 BR

Jerry Cain

1101 Moore St
Eldorado, Illinois
Subsidized

Kelly Stevens Apartments

300 W Smith St
Galatia, Illinois
Subsidized

810 E Walnut St

810 E Walnut St
Carrier Mills, Illinois
Subsidized

Harrisburg Apartments CO L. Diefenbach

125 W Sullivan St
Harrisburg, Illinois

Stonefort Apartments

N Chestnut Dr
Stonefort, Illinois

Eldorado Properties III

900 Veterans Dr
Eldorado, Illinois

Pankey Road Apartments

103 Pankey Rd
Carrier Mills, Illinois

Dd Apartments

2810 Wills St
Eldorado, Illinois

Scattered Sites

2 N Skaggs St
Harrisburg, Illinois

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Saline 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 Saline County, Illinois

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority - County of Saline Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Saline County, Illinois

There are 18 low income housing apartment communities offering 824 affordable apartments for rent in Saline County, Illinois.

Income Based Apartments in Saline County, Illinois

Saline County features 713 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 Saline County, Illinois

There are 111 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Saline County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Saline County, Illinois

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Saline County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $200 towards rent in Saline County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Saline County, Illinois for a two-bedroom apartment is between $662 and $809.

2022 Saline 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
Saline County, Illinois Fair Market Rent $503 $559 $735 $987 $1,045
Saline County, Illinois Payment Standard Range $453 to $553 $503 to $615 $662 to $809 $888 to $1,086 $941 to $1,150

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Saline County, IL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 18
Total Low Income Apartments 824
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 713
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 28.53%
Average Renter Household Size 2.38
Average Household Size 2.43
Median Household Income $38,258 ±$2,003
Median Rent $575 ±$38
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 40% ± 5.85pp
Total Population 24,783

Population and Household Demographics

Saline County is a county in Illinois with a population of 24,783. There are 9,955 households in the county with an average household size of 2.43 persons. 28.53% of households in Saline County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Saline County

The median gross income for households in Saline County is $38,258 a year, or $3,188 a month. The median rent for the county is $575 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Saline County, a household making less than $1,917 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 40% of households who rent are overburdened in Saline County.

Area Median Income In Saline 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 Saline County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $60,600

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 Saline 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 Saline County

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

Cities In Saline County

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City Served By
Carrier Mills The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Carrier Mills is the Housing Authority - County of Saline.
Eldorado The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Eldorado is the Housing Authority - County of Saline.
Galatia The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Galatia is the Housing Authority - County of Saline.
Harrisburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Harrisburg is the Housing Authority - County of Saline.
Muddy The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Muddy is the Housing Authority - County of Saline.
Raleigh The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Raleigh is the Housing Authority - County of Saline.
Stonefort The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Stonefort is the Housing Authority - County of Saline.