Section 8 Waiting Lists in Illinois

As of January 30th 2023, there are 14 Section 8 waiting lists that are open now, opening soon, or always open in Illinois.

Section 8 Waiting Lists Open Until Further Notice

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.

There are 113 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.

Closed Section 8 Waiting Lists

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

Waiting List Closed Date
East Peoria and Tazewell County, Illinois Closed on January 19th, 2023
Bloomington, IL Waiting List Closed on November 10th, 2022
Vermillion County, Illinois Waiting List Closed on November 10th, 2022
Kendall County, Illinois Closed on October 11th, 2022
North Chicago, IL Waiting List Closed on September 15th, 2022
McDonough County, IL Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on August 30th, 2022
Macon County, Illinois Closed on June 21st, 2022
Dupage County, Illinois Closed on May 10th, 2022
Mercer County, Illinois Closed on May 2nd, 2022
Oak Park, IL Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on March 25th, 2022
Champaign County, IL Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on March 8th, 2022
Lake County, IL Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on February 25th, 2022
Franklin County, Illinois Closed on October 29th, 2021
Multi-County, IL Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on March 1st, 2021
Aurora, Illinois Closed on January 15th, 2021