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Affordable Housing In Vermilion County
Illinois

29 Low Income Apartment Communities In Vermilion County

Vermillion Gardens

1213 Garden Drive
Danville, Illinois
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Wyman Terrace Apartments

710 E Wyman St
Hoopeston, Illinois
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Fortees Apartments

and 05- 725 S 1st Ave
Hoopeston, Illinois
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

Prairie Meadows Homes

1200 Daisy Ln
Hoopeston, Illinois

Sheridan Apartments

506 Sheridan St
Danville, Illinois
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Green Meadow Apartments

1602 Edgewood Dr
Danville, Illinois
Subsidized

Wolford Apartments

9 E Harrison St
Danville, Illinois
Subsidized

Vermilion House

3535 N Vermilion St
Danville, Illinois
Subsidized

Danville Independent Living Center

1210 Holiday Dr
Danville, Illinois
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Georgetown Manor

400 Huffman St
Georgetown, Illinois
Subsidized

Housing Authorities that serve Vermilion County

Housing Authority Programs
Vermilion Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH); Family Unification Program (FUP)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Vermilion County, Illinois

There are 29 low income housing apartment communities offering 2,372 affordable apartments for rent in Vermilion County, Illinois.

Income Based Apartments in Vermilion County, Illinois

Vermilion County features 2,122 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 Vermilion County, Illinois

There are 250 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Vermilion County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Vermilion County, Illinois

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Vermilion County, Illinois for a two-bedroom apartment is between $709 and $867.

2021 Vermilion 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
Vermilion County, Illinois Fair Market Rent $524 $598 $788 $1,037 $1,069
Vermilion County, Illinois Payment Standard Range $472 to $576 $538 to $658 $709 to $867 $933 to $1,141 $962 to $1,176

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Vermilion County, IL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 29
Total Low Income Apartments 2,372
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 2,122
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 31.02%
Average Renter Household Size 2.50
Average Household Size 2.47
Median Household Income $42,977 ±$1,779
Median Rent $638 ±$17
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 41.43% ± 3.87pp
Total Population 80,368

Population and Household Demographics

Vermilion County is a county in Illinois with a population of 80,368. There are 31,531 households in the county with an average household size of 2.47 persons. 31.02% of households in Vermilion County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Vermilion County

The median gross income for households in Vermilion County is $42,977 a year, or $3,581 a month. The median rent for the county is $638 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Vermilion County, a household making less than $2,127 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 41.43% of households who rent are overburdened in Vermilion County.

Area Median Income In Vermilion 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 Vermilion County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $55,600

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 Vermilion 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 Vermilion County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Vermilion County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,250 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Vermilion County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$23,700 $27,100 $30,500 $33,850 $36,600 $39,300 $42,000 $44,700
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Vermilion County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$37,950 $43,350 $48,750 $54,150 $58,500 $62,850 $67,150 $71,500

Cities In Vermilion County

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City Served By
Alvan The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Alvan is the Vermilion Housing Authority.
Belgium The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Belgium is the Vermilion Housing Authority.
Bismarck The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Bismarck is the Vermilion Housing Authority.
Catlin The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Catlin is the Vermilion Housing Authority.
Danvill The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Danvill is the Vermilion Housing Authority.
Danville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Danville is the Vermilion Housing Authority.
Fairmount The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fairmount is the Vermilion Housing Authority.
Fithian The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Fithian is the Vermilion Housing Authority.
Georgetown The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Georgetown is the Vermilion Housing Authority.
Henning The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Henning is the Vermilion Housing Authority.
Hoopeston The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hoopeston is the Vermilion Housing Authority.
Indianola The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Indianola is the Vermilion Housing Authority.
Muncie The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Muncie is the Vermilion Housing Authority.
Oakwood The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Oakwood is the Vermilion Housing Authority.
Olivet The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Olivet is the Vermilion Housing Authority.
Potomac The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Potomac is the Vermilion Housing Authority.
Rankin The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rankin is the Vermilion Housing Authority.
Ridge Farm The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ridge Farm is the Vermilion Housing Authority.
Rossville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rossville is the Vermilion Housing Authority.
Sidell The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sidell is the Vermilion Housing Authority.
Tilton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Tilton is the Vermilion Housing Authority.
Westville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Westville is the Vermilion Housing Authority.