Affordable Housing In Williamson County
21 Low Income Apartment Communities In Williamson County
Housing Authorities that serve Williamson County
|Williamson County Housing Authority||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Williamson County, Illinois
There are 21 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,681 affordable apartments for rent in Williamson County, Illinois.
Income Based Apartments in Williamson County, Illinois
Williamson County features 1,364 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 Williamson County, Illinois
There are 317 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Williamson County.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Williamson County, Illinois
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Williamson County landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Williamson County.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Williamson County, Illinois for a two-bedroom apartment is between $668 and $816.
2020 Williamson 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|
|Fair Market Rent||$560||$563||$742||$1,003||$1,165|
|Payment Standard Range||$504 to $616||$507 to $619||$668 to $816||$903 to $1,103||$1,049 to $1,282|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Williamson County, IL Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||21|
|Total Low Income Apartments||1,681|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||1,364|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||27.49%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.27|
|Average Household Size||2.43|
|Median Household Income||$44,453 ±$1,958|
|Median Rent||$649 ±$22|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||42.72% ± 4.49pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Williamson County is a county in Illinois with a population of 67,121. There are 26,796 households in the county with an average household size of 2.43 persons. 27.49% of households in Williamson County are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Williamson County
The median gross income for households in Williamson County is $44,453 a year, or $3,704 a month. The median rent for the county is $649 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Williamson County, a household making less than $2,163 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 42.72% of households who rent are overburdened in Williamson County.
Area Median Income In Williamson 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 Williamson County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $73,000
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 Williamson 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 Williamson County
|Income||1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% of Median||$15,350||$17,550||$21,720||$26,200||$30,680||$35,160||$39,640||$44,120|
|50% of Median||$25,550||$29,200||$32,850||$36,500||$39,450||$42,350||$45,300||$48,200|
|80% of Median||$40,900||$46,750||$52,600||$58,400||$63,100||$67,750||$72,450||$77,100|
Cities In Williamson County
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|Cambria||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cambria is the Williamson County Housing Authority.|
|Energy||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Energy is the Williamson County Housing Authority.|
|Herrin||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Herrin is the Williamson County Housing Authority.|
|Marion||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Marion is the Housing Authority of the City of Marion.|