Affordable Housing In White Hall
Greene County, Illinois

5 Low Income Apartment Communities In White Hall

White Hall Apartments

129 Fansler Ct
White Hall, IL
Subsidized

Walnut Estates Apartments

135 Tunison Ave
White Hall, IL
Subsidized

Briarwood Apartments

511 Centennial St
White Hall, IL
Subsidized

Lincoln Court Tunison Apartments

325 N Carr St
White Hall, IL

Raines Street Apartments

243 Raines Dr
White Hall, IL
Subsidized
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Housing Authorities that serve White Hall

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of Greene County Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in White Hall, Illinois

According to federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research, there are 5 low income housing apartment communities offering 308 affordable apartments for rent in White Hall, Illinois. White Hall features 308 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 0 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in White Hall.

White Hall, IL Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 308
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 308
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 26%
Average Renter Household Size 2.65
Average Household Size 2.49
Median Household Income $35,833 ±$8,185
Median Rent $569 ±$133
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 41.92% ± 14.32pp
Total Population 2,569

Population and Household Demographics

White Hall is a City in Greene County, Illinois with a population of 2,569. There are 1,000 households in the city with an average household size of 2.49 persons. 26% of households in White Hall are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in White Hall

The median gross income for households in White Hall is $35,833 a year, or $2,986 a month. The median rent for the city is $569 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In White Hall, a household making less than $1,897 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 41.92% of households who rent are overburdened in White Hall.1

Area Median Income In White Hall

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 White Hall, the AMI is calculated from all households within Greene County.

In White Hall, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $56,000

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 White Hall

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 White Hall HUD Rental Assistance in White Hall

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,950 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $23,250 $26,550 $29,850 $33,150 $35,850 $38,500 $41,150 $43,800
80% of Median $37,150 $42,450 $47,750 $53,050 $57,300 $61,550 $65,800 $70,050
Low Income Housing Tax Credits in White Hall

The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program aims to create affordable rental housing for low and very low income families.

From 1995 to 1995, 1 low income apartment communities containing 24 rental apartments have been constructed and made affordable to low income persons in White Hall by the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program.

If your income is less than 60% of the Area Median Income (AMI), you should not expect to pay more than the rent value for a unit in the table below. However, Affordable apartment communities that receive funding through the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program may have rental units that are not subject to income and rent limits.

Rent limits for the LIHTC Program are determined so that a household making the maximum income for the expected household size of the unit would only pay 30% of their income for rent.

Income Qualifications for Low Income Housing Tax Credit Apartments in White Hall

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
50% of Median $23,250 $26,550 $29,850 $33,150 $35,850 $38,500 $41,150 $43,800
60% of Median $27,900 $31,860 $35,820 $39,780 $43,020 $46,200 $49,380 $52,560

For example, the expected household size for a two bedroom apartment is 3 people. Using the table above, the maximum income for a 3 person household at 60% of the AMI in White Hall is $35,820 a year, or $2,985 a month. To determine the maximum rent in the table below we multiply the monthly maximum income, $2,985 by 30% to get a maximum rent of $896 a month.

Rent for units in the LIHTC Program include a utility allowance which is determined by the average monthly cost of utilities paid directly by residents. This allowance has not been subtracted from the rents in the table below. These utility allowances are set on a property by property basis.

% of AMI Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed 3 Bed 4 Bed 5 Bed
50% $581 $623 $746 $863 $963 $1,062
60% $698 $747 $896 $1,035 $1,155 $1,274
Fair Market Rents in White Hall

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
$474 $580 $698 $870 $1,005