Affordable Housing In Troy
Madison County, Illinois

5 Low Income Apartment Communities In Troy

Idlewood Apartments

527 Lower Marine Rd
Troy, Illinois
Income Based
1 BR

Liberty Square

200 Taylor
Troy, Illinois

Senior Citizens Housing

944 Carla Dr
Troy, Illinois

Idlewood Apartments

601 Lower Marine Rd
Troy, Illinois

Silvercreek Apts

402-424 Meadow Dr.
Troy, Illinois
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Troy, 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 Troy, Illinois

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Troy, Illinois

There are 5 low income housing apartment communities offering 106 affordable apartments for rent in Troy, Illinois.

Income Based Apartments in Troy, Illinois

Troy features 72 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 Troy, Illinois

There are 34 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Troy.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Troy, Illinois

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Troy, Illinois for a two-bedroom apartment is between $852 and $1,042.

2022 Troy, 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
Troy, Illinois Fair Market Rent $689 $745 $947 $1,230 $1,449
Troy, Illinois Payment Standard Range $620 to $758 $671 to $820 $852 to $1,042 $1,107 to $1,353 $1,304 to $1,594

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Troy, IL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 106
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 72
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 31.22%
Average Renter Household Size 2.50
Average Household Size 2.70
Median Household Income $69,137 ±$7,844
Median Rent $788 ±$83
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 31.61% ± 11.92pp
Total Population 9,939

Population and Household Demographics

Troy is a city in Madison County, Illinois with a population of 9,939. There are 3,587 households in the city with an average household size of 2.70 persons. 31.22% of households in Troy are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Troy

The median gross income for households in Troy is $69,137 a year, or $5,761 a month. The median rent for the city is $788 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Troy, a household making less than $2,627 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 31.61% of households who rent are overburdened in Troy.

Area Median Income In Troy

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 Troy, the AMI is calculated from all households within Madison County.

In Troy, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $97,200

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 Troy

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 Troy

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Troy AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$19,950 $22,800 $25,650 $28,450 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Troy AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$33,250 $38,000 $42,750 $47,450 $51,250 $55,050 $58,850 $62,650
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Troy AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$53,150 $60,750 $68,350 $75,900 $82,000 $88,050 $94,150 $100,200