Section 8 Waiting Lists in Illinois

As of January 24th 2020, there are 12 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 12 Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting Lists in Illinois that are either always open or that have not announced a closing date.

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
Waukegan, IL Mainstream Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on January 14th, 2020
Jackson County, IL Mainstream Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on January 14th, 2020
DeKalb County, Illinois Limited Closed on October 31st, 2019
Macon County, IL Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on October 2nd, 2019
Sangamon County, Illinois General Closed on September 22nd, 2019
Rockford, IL Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List Closed on September 16th, 2019
Mercer County, IL Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on September 5th, 2019
Jackson County, IL Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on August 31st, 2019
Moline, IL Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on August 1st, 2019
Champaign County, IL Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on June 30th, 2019
Vermillion County, IL Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on May 1st, 2019
Jo Daviess County, IL Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on April 24th, 2019
Waukegan, IL Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on April 17th, 2019
Rock Island, IL Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on April 3rd, 2019
Marion, IL Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on March 29th, 2019
Sangamon County, Illinois Mainstream Closed on March 5th, 2019
Dupage County, IL Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on March 5th, 2019
Franklin County, IL Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on October 31st, 2018
Elgin, IL Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on September 12th, 2018
Quincy, IL Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on August 13th, 2018
North Chicago, Illinois Closed on June 8th, 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