Applications for Housing can be picked up from the main office any time Monday - Friday between 8 am - 4:30 pm. They do not mail applications. Applications can be returned on Wednesdays between 9:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. You must provide all of the necessary documentation in order to have your application accepted. For more information, call the office with any questions. To apply for public housing in other cities within Madison County or to apply for Section 8, contact the Madison County Housing Authority at 618-345-5142.
Alton Housing Authority is a public housing agency that helps provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. Alton Housing Authority manages several funded programs and has a total of 60 subsidized affordable housing units for rental assistance. Alton Housing Authority administered a total of 50 Section 8 Vouchers. Alton Housing Authority currently has Low-Rent as its program type. Alton Housing Authority is located at 2406 Crawford Street, Alton, IL, 62002 and serves the city of Alton. Income limits, fair market rents and rent rates vary with each agency. Please contact Alton Housing Authority at, (618)465-4260 for more information about coverage area and program availability.
|Size of Alton Housing Authority compared nationally||Large|
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|Waiting list for the Alton Housing Authority is currently||Open|
HUD sets Income Limits for each area based on the median family income in that area. Each Public Housing Agency (PHA) will use the Income Limit set for the jurisdiction that the PHA covers. Therefore, a family may be eligible for one PHA but not another. The number of people in a household determines the Income Limit that is set for determining the family's eligibility for the program that they are applying for. Below are the Income Limits for Madison County, IL:
Fair Market Rents are HUD's determination of the average rents in a particular area for each bedroom size. The FMRs are set each year based on the rental rates of unsubsidized units so that participants in HUD programs have equal access for affordable housing. Here are the Fair Market Rents for Madison County, IL:
|Agency Name||City||State||Section 8 Voucher||Housing Units||Status||Distance|
|Granite City Housing Authority||Granite City||IL||N/A||N/A||Open||13.72 Miles||Contact|
|St. Louis County Housing Authority||Saint Louis||MO||6,539||369||Open||16.06 Miles||Contact|
|Pagedale Housing Authority||Saint Louis||MO||1,047||227||Open||16.06 Miles||Contact|
|Hillsdale Housing Authority||Saint Louis||MO||572||N/A||Open||16.06 Miles||Contact|
|Olivette Housing Authority||Saint Louis||MO||464||N/A||Open||16.06 Miles||Contact|
|Wellston Housing Authority||St. Louis||MO||N/A||N/A||Open||17.27 Miles||Contact|