Section 8 Waiting Lists in Illinois

There are 74 housing authorities in Illinois which offer the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program. For more on the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program visit the Housing Choice Voucher section of our Low Income Housing Renter's Guide.

As of April 24th 2019, there are 16 Section 8 waiting lists that are open now, opening soon, or always open.

Section 8 Waiting Lists Open Now

There are currently 1 Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting Lists that are open now and will be closing soon.

Waiting List Status
Jo Daviess County, Illinois Open until April 24th, 2019

Section 8 Waiting Lists Open Indefinitely

All Open Indefinitely Waiting Lists

There are 15 Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting Lists in Illinois that are either always open or that have not announced a closing date.

Waiting List Last Updated On
LaSalle and Grundy County, Illinois July 27th, 2017
Grundy County, Illinois July 27th, 2017
Fulton County Housing Authority July 14th, 2017
DeKalb County, Illinois Limited August 22nd, 2017
Knox County Housing Authority July 16th, 2018
St. Clair County, Illinois June 28th, 2018
Woodford County Housing Authority June 29th, 2018
Lee County Housing Authority June 29th, 2018
Jersey County Housing Authority June 29th, 2018
Ogle County, Illinois July 10th, 2018
Christian County, Illinois June 28th, 2018
Henry and Stark County, Illinois February 5th, 2019
Dupage County, Illinois March 6th, 2019
Peoria, Illinois April 19th, 2019
Jackson County, Illinois April 19th, 2019

Closed Section 8 Waiting Lists

The following waiting lists have been confirmed to be closed in the last two years.

Waiting List Closed Date
Waukegan, Illinois April 17th, 2019
Rock Island, Illinois April 3rd, 2019
Marion, Illinois March 29th, 2019
Sangamon County, Illinois Mainstream March 5th, 2019
Decatur, Illinois March 4th, 2019
Franklin County, Illinois October 31st, 2018
Elgin, Illinois September 12th, 2018
Quincy, Illinois August 12th, 2018
North Chicago, Illinois June 8th, 2018
Rockford Housing Authority April 10th, 2018
Kendall County, Illinois March 9th, 2018
Winnebago County, Illinois February 19th, 2018
McHenry County, Illinois February 13th, 2018
Maywood, Illinois May 4th, 2017
Stephenson County, Illinois February 26th, 2017