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 August 16th 2018, there are 12 Section 8 waiting lists that are open now, opening soon, or always open.

Section 8 Waiting Lists Closing Soon

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

The Quincy, Illinois Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is open indefinitely.

Application Methods

In Person Application 

Section 8 Waiting Lists Open Indefinitely

All Open Indefinitely Waiting Lists

There are 11 Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting Lists in Illinois that are either always open or that have not announced a closing date.

Waiting List Serves
Housing Authority for LaSalle County Grundy County, LaSalle County, Cedar Point +24 More
St. Clair County Housing Authority St Clair County
Lee County Housing Authority Lee County, Dixon, Amboy +5 More
Montgomery County Housing Authority Montgomery County, Litchfield, Hillsboro +6 More
Jersey County Housing Authority Jersey County, Jerseyville, Brighton
Fulton County Housing Authority Fulton County, Table Grove, Canton +6 More
Knox County Housing Authority Knox County, Galesburg, Wataga +2 More
Housing Authority of the County of DeKalb DeKalb County, Dekalb, Somonauk +12 More
Ogle County Housing Authority Ogle County, Byron, Oregon +12 More
Woodford County Housing Authority Woodford County, Metamora, Eureka +1 More
Grundy County Housing Authority Grundy County, Morris, Dwight +14 More

Closed Section 8 Waiting Lists

The following waiting lists have been confirmed to be closed.

Waiting List Closed Date
Chicago Housing Authority November 24th, 2014
Peoria Housing Authority August 18th, 2014
Springfield Housing Authority -
Housing Authority of Champaign County June 30th, 2016
The Housing Authority of Henry County June 29th, 2016
Greater Metropolitan Area Housing Authority of Rock Island County -
Housing Authority of the City of Danville -
Madison County Housing Authority July 20th, 2016
Rock Island Housing Authority July 28th, 2015
Moline Housing Authority -
Rockford Housing Authority April 10th, 2018
Housing Authority of Joliet -
Housing Authority of Cook County -
Waukegan Housing Authority April 2nd, 2015
Menard County Housing Authority -
Whiteside County Housing Authority November 21st, 2014
Kankakee County Housing Authority July 24th, 2015
Logan County Housing Authority July 21st, 2015
Housing Authority of the City of Bloomington October 30th, 2014
Jackson County Housing Authority -
Lake County Housing Authority December 2nd, 2016
Housing Authority of the County of Franklin October 17th, 2014
Jo Daviess County Housing Authority -
Aurora Housing Authority -
Housing Authority of Elgin -
DuPage Housing Authority -
Housing Authority of the Village of Oak Park March 18th, 2004
McHenry County Housing Authority February 13th, 2018
Housing Authority of East Peoria August 8th, 2014
Housing Authority of the City of Marion July 31st, 2017
Housing Authority of the Town of Cicero October 24th, 2014
Winnebago County Housing Authority February 26th, 2017
Maywood Housing Authority May 4th, 2017
Mercer County Housing Authority -
Kendall Housing Authority March 9th, 2018
Winnebago County Housing Authority February 19th, 2018
Housing Authority of the City of North Chicago June 8th, 2018
Decatur Housing Authority June 11th, 2018
Housing Authority of McDonough County -