Alton Housing Authority

2406 Crawford Street, Alton, IL, 62002
(618)465-4260



Madison County

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About Alton Housing Authority

The Alton Housing Authority is committed to providing quality, affordable housing that is decent and safe to eligible families in this community.

Additional Information

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.



Mission Statement

We strive to make the best use of all available resources so that our residents may live in an environment that is clean, well maintained and attractive.

Our goal is to manage our public housing units in a manner that is consistent with good, financially sound property management practices. By taking advantage of available community and government resources, we intend to provide our residents with as many opportunities for economic self-sufficiency as we can identify. We endeavor to instill pride and a desire for an enhanced quality of life for our residents and their families.

We are committed to serving or residents and this entire community in a manner that demonstrates professional courtesy, respect and caring.

Program Summary for Alton Housing Authority

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.


Current Status Active
Size of Alton Housing Authority compared nationally Large
Last Updated 04/12/2014
Total Numbers of Communities N/A
Total numbers of Administered Section 8 Voucher N/A
Total numbers of Administered Public Housing Units N/A
Waiting list for the Alton Housing Authority is currently Open


2017 Income Limits for Madison County, IL

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:

Median Income
$0
Income Limit Category
Persons in Family
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 50%
  • Very Low Income Limit
  • $24,650
  • $28,150
  • $31,650
  • $35,150
  • $38,000
  • $40,800
  • $43,600
  • $46,400
  • 30%
  • Extremely Low Income Limit
  • $14,800
  • $16,900
  • $20,160
  • $24,300
  • $28,440
  • $32,580
  • $36,730
  • $40,890
  • 80%
  • Low Income Limit
  • $39,400
  • $45,000
  • $50,650
  • $56,250
  • $60,750
  • $65,250
  • $69,750
  • $74,250

2017 Fair Market Rents 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:

Efficiency One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four-Bedroom
$609 $690 $896 $1188 $1385



Agency Name City State Section 8 Voucher Housing Units Status Distance
Granite City Housing Authority Granite City Housing Authority Granite City IL N/A N/A Open 13.72 Miles Contact
St. Louis County Housing Authority St. Louis County Housing Authority Saint Louis MO 6,539 369 Open 16.06 Miles Contact
Pagedale Housing Authority Pagedale Housing Authority Saint Louis MO 1,047 227 Open 16.06 Miles Contact
Hillsdale Housing Authority Hillsdale Housing Authority Saint Louis MO 572 N/A Open 16.06 Miles Contact
Olivette Housing Authority Olivette Housing Authority Saint Louis MO 464 N/A Open 16.06 Miles Contact
Wellston Housing Authority Wellston Housing Authority St. Louis MO N/A N/A Open 17.27 Miles Contact

Housing Authority

Alton Housing Authority Program Type:
  • Low Rent Units
250
Total Subsidized Units for Rental Assistance Availability

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Madison County Quick Facts

Population: 266,560
Persons Per Household: 2.45
Housing Units in Multi-units Structure: 16.3%
Homeownership Rate: 72.5%
Housing Units: 117,610
Yearly Income Per Person: $27,407
Median Household Income: $53,633