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Affordable Housing In South Roxana
Madison County, Illinois

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In South Roxana

Broadway Place Apartments

608 Central Park Pl
South Roxana, Illinois
$460-630
2-3 BR
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Housing Authorities that serve South Roxana

Housing Authority Programs
Madison County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Family Self-Sufficiency

Guide To Affordable Housing in South Roxana, Illinois

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 56 affordable apartments for rent in South Roxana, Illinois.

Income Based Apartments in South Roxana, Illinois

South Roxana features 0 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 South Roxana, Illinois

There are 56 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in South Roxana.

Housing Choice Vouchers in South Roxana, Illinois

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay South Roxana landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in South Roxana.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in South Roxana, Illinois for a two-bedroom apartment is between $844 and $1,032.

2021 South Roxana, 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
South Roxana, Illinois Fair Market Rent $671 $731 $938 $1,224 $1,440
South Roxana, Illinois Payment Standard Range $604 to $738 $658 to $804 $844 to $1,032 $1,102 to $1,346 $1,296 to $1,584

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

South Roxana, IL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 56
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 37.88%
Average Renter Household Size 2.62
Average Household Size 2.73
Median Household Income $41,000 ±$4,987
Median Rent $728 ±$127
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 51.52% ± 15.6pp
Total Population 2,362

Population and Household Demographics

South Roxana is a city in Madison County, Illinois with a population of 2,362. There are 866 households in the city with an average household size of 2.73 persons. 37.88% of households in South Roxana are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in South Roxana

The median gross income for households in South Roxana is $41,000 a year, or $3,417 a month. The median rent for the city is $728 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In South Roxana, a household making less than $2,427 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 51.52% of households who rent are overburdened in South Roxana.

Area Median Income In South Roxana

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.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For South Roxana, the AMI is calculated from all households within Madison County.

In South Roxana, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $82,900

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 South Roxana

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 South Roxana

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the South Roxana AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$17,400 $19,900 $22,400 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the South Roxana AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$29,050 $33,200 $37,350 $41,450 $44,800 $48,100 $51,400 $54,750
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the South Roxana AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$46,450 $53,050 $59,700 $66,300 $71,650 $76,950 $82,250 $87,550