Housing Authority of Elgin (HAE)

120 S State Street, Elgin, IL, 60123

Cook County

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For the first time in 11 years, the Housing Authority of Elgin in Illinois is accepting applications for the Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) waiting list from September 10th, 2018 until S
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About Housing Authority of Elgin (HAE)

The Housing Authority of Elgin, Illinois (HAE) is a public housing agency established under the United States Housing Act of 1937/310 ILCS 10 Housing Authority Act. HAE owns and operates 9 family and elderly public housing developments totaling approximately 255 units and administers 913 Housing Choice Vouchers under the Section 8 program.

Mission Statement

Its mission is to provide quality affordable housing for low- to moderate-income families, and to make public housing in Elgin a "housing of choice."

Program Summary for Housing Authority of Elgin (HAE)

Housing Authority of Elgin (HAE) is a public housing agency that helps provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. Housing Authority of Elgin (HAE) manages several funded programs and has a total of 60 subsidized affordable housing units for rental assistance. Housing Authority of Elgin (HAE) administered a total of 50 Section 8 Vouchers. Housing Authority of Elgin (HAE) currently has low rent units and Section 8 Voucher as its program type. Housing Authority of Elgin (HAE) is located at 120 S State Street, Elgin, IL, 60123 and serves the city of Elgin. Income limits, fair market rents and rent rates vary with each agency. Please contact Housing Authority of Elgin (HAE) at, (847)742-3853 for more information about coverage area and program availability.

Current Status Active
Size of Housing Authority of Elgin (HAE) 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 Housing Authority of Elgin (HAE) is currently Open

2017 Income Limits for Kane 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 Kane County, IL:

Median Income
Income Limit Category
Persons in Family
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 50%
  • Very Low Income Limit
  • $26,950
  • $30,800
  • $34,650
  • $38,450
  • $41,550
  • $44,650
  • $47,700
  • $50,800
  • 30%
  • Extremely Low Income Limit
  • $16,150
  • $18,450
  • $20,750
  • $24,300
  • $28,440
  • $32,580
  • $36,730
  • $40,890
  • 80%
  • Low Income Limit
  • $43,050
  • $49,200
  • $55,350
  • $61,500
  • $66,450
  • $71,350
  • $76,300
  • $81,200

2017 Fair Market Rents for Kane 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 Kane County, IL:

Efficiency One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four-Bedroom
$912 $1055 $1232 $1569 $1878

Agency Name City State Section 8 Voucher Housing Units Status Distance
Dupage Housing Authority (DHA) Dupage Housing Authority (DHA) Dupage IL 78 30 Closed 15.47 Miles Contact
Kendall Housing Authority Kendall Housing Authority Wheaton IL 160 N/A Open 15.47 Miles Contact
Aurora Housing Authority (AHA) Aurora Housing Authority (AHA) Aurora IL 893 506 Open 18.79 Miles Contact
McHenry County Housing Authority (MCHA) McHenry County Housing Authority (MCHA) Woodstock IL N/A N/A Open 21.76 Miles Contact
Dekalb County Housing Authority Dekalb County Housing Authority Dekalb IL 564 280 Open 24.71 Miles Contact
Maywood Housing Authority (MHA) Maywood Housing Authority (MHA) Maywood IL N/A N/A Open 25.24 Miles Contact

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Housing Authority of Elgin (HAE) Program Type:
  • Section 8 Voucher
  • Low Rent Units
Total Subsidized Units for Rental Assistance Availability

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Kane County Quick Facts

Population: 527,306
Persons Per Household: 3.01
Housing Units in Multi-units Structure: 20.1%
Homeownership Rate: 75.4%
Housing Units: 182,860
Yearly Income Per Person: $30,082
Median Household Income: $69,530