Affordable Housing In Scott County
Waiting List Openings In Scott County
|Menard County Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher||Open Now|
3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Scott County
Housing Authorities that serve Scott County
|Scott County Housing Authority||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 Scott County, Illinois
There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 141 affordable apartments for rent in Scott County, Illinois.
Income Based Apartments in Scott County, Illinois
Scott County features 121 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 Scott County, Illinois
There are 20 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Scott County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Scott County, Illinois
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Scott County landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Scott County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Scott County, Illinois for a two-bedroom apartment is between $630 and $770.
2021 Scott 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|
|Scott County, Illinois Fair Market Rent||$476||$531||$700||$871||$1,167|
|Scott County, Illinois Payment Standard Range||$428 to $524||$478 to $584||$630 to $770||$784 to $958||$1,050 to $1,284|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Scott County, IL Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||3|
|Total Low Income Apartments||141|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||121|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||24.34%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.67|
|Average Household Size||2.42|
|Median Household Income||$47,222 ±$4,237|
|Median Rent||$548 ±$36|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||23.79% ± 6.61pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Scott County is a county in Illinois with a population of 5,198. There are 2,124 households in the county with an average household size of 2.42 persons. 24.34% of households in Scott County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Scott County
The median gross income for households in Scott County is $47,222 a year, or $3,935 a month. The median rent for the county is $548 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Scott County, a household making less than $1,827 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 23.79% of households who rent are overburdened in Scott County.
Area Median Income In Scott 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 Scott County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $68,700
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 Scott 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 Scott 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 Scott 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 Scott 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 Scott County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
Cities In Scott County
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|Alsey||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Alsey are the Scott County Housing Authority and Menard County Housing Authority.|
|Bluffs||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Bluffs are the Scott County Housing Authority and Menard County Housing Authority.|
|Exeter||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Exeter are the Scott County Housing Authority and Menard County Housing Authority.|
|Glasgow||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Glasgow are the Scott County Housing Authority and Menard County Housing Authority.|
|Manchester||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Manchester are the Scott County Housing Authority and Menard County Housing Authority.|
|Naples||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Naples are the Scott County Housing Authority and Menard County Housing Authority.|
|Winchester||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Winchester are the Scott County Housing Authority and Menard County Housing Authority.|