Section 8 Waiting Lists in Illinois

As of June 25th 2019, there are 15 Section 8 waiting lists that are open now, opening soon, or always open in Illinois.

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
Champaign County, Illinois Open until June 30th, 2019 at 11:59pm

Section 8 Waiting Lists Open Indefinitely

All Open Indefinitely Waiting Lists

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
Fulton County Housing Authority July 14th, 2017
DeKalb County, Illinois Limited August 22nd, 2017
Grundy County, Illinois July 27th, 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
Jackson County, Illinois May 17th, 2019
Peoria, Illinois May 17th, 2019

There are 112 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
Vermillion County, Illinois Closed on May 1st, 2019
Jo Daviess County, Illinois Closed on April 24th, 2019
Waukegan, Illinois Closed on April 17th, 2019
Rock Island, Illinois Closed on April 3rd, 2019
Marion, Illinois Closed on March 29th, 2019
Sangamon County, Illinois Mainstream Closed on March 5th, 2019
Dupage County, Illinois Closed on March 5th, 2019
Macon County, Illinois Closed on March 4th, 2019
Franklin County, Illinois Closed on October 31st, 2018
Elgin, Illinois Closed on September 12th, 2018
Quincy, Illinois Closed on August 13th, 2018
North Chicago, Illinois Closed on June 8th, 2018
Rockford Housing Authority Closed on April 10th, 2018
Kendall County, Illinois Closed on March 9th, 2018
Winnebago County, Illinois Closed on February 19th, 2018
McHenry County, Illinois Closed on February 13th, 2018
Maywood, Illinois Closed on May 4th, 2017
Stephenson County, Illinois Closed on February 26th, 2017