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 February 17th 2019, there are 14 Section 8 waiting lists that are open now, opening soon, or always open.
There are 14 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|
|Jo Daviess County, Illinois||September 6th, 2018|
|Christian County, Illinois||June 28th, 2018|
|Henry and Stark County, Illinois||February 5th, 2019|
|Sangamon County, Illinois Mainstream (Disabled)||January 10th, 2019|
The following waiting lists have been confirmed to be closed in the last two years.
|Waiting List||Closed Date|
|Franklin County, Illinois||October 31st, 2018|
|Elgin, Illinois||September 12th, 2018|
|Quincy, Illinois||August 12th, 2018|
|Decatur, Illinois||June 11th, 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|