Affordable Housing In Saline County
18 Low Income Apartment Communities In Saline County
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 - 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|
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
|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 Saline County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
|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.
|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.
Cities In Saline County
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|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.|