Affordable Housing In St Clair County
Illinois

54 Low Income Apartment Communities In St Clair County

Knollwood Retirement Center St Clair

921 Knollwood Village Rd
Caseyville, IL
Income Based
1 BR
HCV Welcome

St. Clair Village Apartments

409 Carlyle East
Belleville, IL
Call For Rent
1-4 BR
Subsidized

Metro Landing of Swansea

704 N Belt
Swansea, IL
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
HCV Welcome

Valley Ridge Senior Community

8805 Braden Dr
Caseyville, IL
62+
HCV Welcome

Lincoln Park Villas

1159 S Lincoln Ave
O'fallon, IL
HCV Welcome

Townhouse Court

115 N 6th St
Brooklyn, IL
Subsidized

St Lukes Ame Church Rehab

414 N 14th St
East Saint Louis, IL
Subsidized

Westfield Manor

7245 Westfield Plaza Dr
Belleville, IL
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing
Subsidized

Greystone Apartments

334 Greystone Drive
Alorton, IL
Subsidized

Gwendolene Courts

544 N 41st St
Belleville, IL
Subsidized

Housing Authorities that serve St Clair County

Housing Authority Programs
St. Clair County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Other Housing Authorities located in St Clair County

Housing Authority Programs
East St. Louis Housing Authority Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in St Clair County, Illinois

There are 54 low income housing apartment communities offering 4,725 affordable apartments for rent in St Clair County, Illinois. St Clair County features 3,678 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 1,047 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in St Clair County.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

St Clair County, IL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 54
Total Low Income Apartments 4,725
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 3,678
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 33.72%
Average Renter Household Size 2.51
Average Household Size 2.57
Median Household Income $49,895 ±$1,296
Median Rent $796 ±$15
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 47.75% ± 2.39pp
Total Population 267,029

Population and Household Demographics

St Clair County is a County in Illinois with a population of 267,029. There are 102,267 households in the county with an average household size of 2.57 persons. 33.72% of households in St Clair County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in St Clair County

The median gross income for households in St Clair County is $49,895 a year, or $4,158 a month. The median rent for the county is $796 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In St Clair County, a household making less than $2,653 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 47.75% of households who rent are overburdened in St Clair County.1

Area Median Income In St Clair 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 St Clair County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $81,300

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 St Clair 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 St Clair County HUD Rental Assistance in St Clair County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $17,100 $19,550 $22,000 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $28,500 $32,550 $36,600 $40,650 $43,950 $47,200 $50,450 $53,700
80% of Median $45,550 $52,050 $58,550 $65,050 $70,300 $75,500 $80,700 $85,900
Fair Market Rents in St Clair County

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2020 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$633 $701 $905 $1,185 $1,395

Cities In St Clair County

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City Listings Served By
Mascoutah 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mascoutah is the St. Clair County Housing Authority.
Belleville 11 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Belleville is the St. Clair County Housing Authority.
East St Louis 4
Centreville 7 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Centreville is the St. Clair County Housing Authority.
East Saint Louis 15 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves East Saint Louis is the East St. Louis Housing Authority.
Lebanon 3 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lebanon is the St. Clair County Housing Authority.
East St. Louis 0
Caseyville 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Caseyville is the St. Clair County Housing Authority.
Alorton 3 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Alorton is the St. Clair County Housing Authority.
Brooklyn 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Brooklyn is the St. Clair County Housing Authority.
Shiloh 3 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Shiloh is the St. Clair County Housing Authority.
Cahokia 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cahokia is the St. Clair County Housing Authority.
St Libory 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves St Libory is the St. Clair County Housing Authority.
O'fallon 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves O'fallon is the St. Clair County Housing Authority.
Smithton 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Smithton is the St. Clair County Housing Authority.
Swansea 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Swansea is the St. Clair County Housing Authority.