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Section 8 Waiting Lists in Illinois

As of January 24th 2021, there are 13 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
DeKalb County, IL Section 8 HCV Waiting List Open until Application Limit is reached

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
Vermilion County, IL Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on December 20th, 2020
Cook County, IL Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on November 2nd, 2020
Champaign County, IL Mainstream Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on September 24th, 2020
Franklin County, IL Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on July 31st, 2020
Tazewell County, IL Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on July 15th, 2020
North Chicago, Illinois Closed on May 14th, 2020
McDonough County, IL Section 8 HCV Waiting LIst Closed on April 17th, 2020
Madison County, IL Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on March 31st, 2020
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
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
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