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 October 16th 2018, there are 13 Section 8 waiting lists that are open now, opening soon, or always open.

Section 8 Waiting Lists Open Indefinitely

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Henry and Stark County, IL Section 8 HCV Waiting List

Open Indefinitely since September 18th, 2018

The Housing Authority of Henry County (HAHC) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list opens from September 18, 2018 at 8:30 am CT, until further notice.


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All Open Indefinitely Waiting Lists

There are 13 Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting Lists in Illinois that are either always open or that have not announced a closing date.

Waiting List Type
LaSalle and Grundy County, Illinois Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List
St. Clair County, Illinois Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List
Lee County Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List
Christian County, Illinois Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List
Jersey County Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List
Fulton County Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List
Knox County Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List
DeKalb County, Illinois Limited Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List
Ogle County, Illinois Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List
Woodford County Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List
Grundy County, Illinois Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List
Jo Daviess County, Illinois Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List
Henry and Stark County, Illinois Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

Closed Section 8 Waiting Lists

The following waiting lists have been confirmed to be closed.

Waiting List Closed Date
Chicago Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher November 24th, 2014
Peoria Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher August 18th, 2014
Springfield Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher -
Housing Authority of Champaign County Housing Choice Voucher June 30th, 2016
Greater Metropolitan Area Housing Authority of Rock Island County Housing Choice Voucher -
Housing Authority of the City of Danville Housing Choice Voucher -
Madison County Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher July 20th, 2016
Rock Island Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher July 28th, 2015
Moline Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher -
Rockford Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher April 10th, 2018
Housing Authority of Joliet Housing Choice Voucher -
Housing Authority of Cook County Housing Choice Voucher -
Waukegan Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher April 2nd, 2015
Menard County Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher -
Whiteside County Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher November 21st, 2014
Kankakee County Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher July 24th, 2015
Logan County Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher July 21st, 2015
Housing Authority of the City of Bloomington Housing Choice Voucher October 30th, 2014
Jackson County Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher -
Lake County Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher December 2nd, 2016
Housing Authority of the County of Franklin Housing Choice Voucher October 17th, 2014
Aurora Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher -
DuPage Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher -
Housing Authority of the Village of Oak Park Housing Choice Voucher March 18th, 2004
McHenry County Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher February 13th, 2018
Housing Authority of East Peoria Housing Choice Voucher August 8th, 2014
Housing Authority of the City of Marion Housing Choice Voucher July 31st, 2017
Housing Authority of the Town of Cicero Housing Choice Voucher October 24th, 2014
Winnebago County Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher February 26th, 2017
Maywood Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher May 4th, 2017
Mercer County Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher -
Kendall Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher March 9th, 2018
Winnebago County Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher February 19th, 2018
Housing Authority of the City of North Chicago Housing Choice Voucher June 8th, 2018
Decatur Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher June 11th, 2018
Housing Authority of McDonough County Housing Choice Voucher -
Quincy Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher August 13th, 2018
Housing Authority of Elgin Housing Choice Voucher September 12th, 2018