Lake County Housing Authority (LCHA)

33928 N. Route 45, Grayslake, IL, 60030
(847) 223-1170



Lake County

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About Lake County Housing Authority (LCHA)

The Housing Authority of the County of Lake, Illinois has a 7 member Board of Commissioners who are appointed by the Chairman of the Lake County Board and approved by the members of the Lake County Board to serve a 5-year term. The Chairman and Vice Chairman are elected annually within the Board of Commissioners.


Mission Statement

Our commitment is to serve the Lake County community with housing opportunities and options.

Guiding Principles to Carry out Lake County Housing Authority Mission

- Serves all segments of the population by considering the needs of clients and the community.

- Provides safe, decent, and sanitary housing.

- Considers the needs of its clients in program development and operation.

- Encourages clients toward independence and self sufficiency.

- Develops programs that are fiscally responsible.

- Provides opportunities for staff development.

- Collaborates with other stakeholders in matters relating to housing.

Program Summary for Lake County Housing Authority (LCHA)

Lake County Housing Authority (LCHA) is a public housing agency that helps provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. Lake County Housing Authority (LCHA) manages several funded programs and has a total of 60 subsidized affordable housing units for rental assistance. Lake County Housing Authority (LCHA) administered a total of 50 Section 8 Vouchers. Lake County Housing Authority (LCHA) currently has low rent units and Section 8 Voucher as its program type. Lake County Housing Authority (LCHA) is located at 33928 N. Route 45, Grayslake, IL, 60030 and serves the city of Grayslake. Income limits, fair market rents and rent rates vary with each agency. Please contact Lake County Housing Authority (LCHA) at, (847) 223-1170 for more information about coverage area and program availability.


Current Status Active
Size of Lake County Housing Authority (LCHA) 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 Lake County Housing Authority (LCHA) is currently Open


2017 Income Limits for Lake 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 Lake County, IL:

Median Income
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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 Lake 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 Lake 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
North Chicago Housing Authority North Chicago Housing Authority North Chicago IL 542 150 Open 8.26 Miles Contact
Waukegan Housing Authority Waukegan Housing Authority Waukegan IL 848 448 Open 8.67 Miles Contact
Kenosha Housing Authority (KHA) Kenosha Housing Authority (KHA) Kenosha WI 1,181 N/A Open 18.47 Miles Contact
McHenry County Housing Authority (MCHA) McHenry County Housing Authority (MCHA) Woodstock IL N/A N/A Open 22.51 Miles Contact
Housing Authority of Elgin (HAE) Housing Authority of Elgin (HAE) Elgin IL N/A N/A Open 26.55 Miles Contact
Housing Authority of Racine County (HARC) Housing Authority of Racine County (HARC) Racine WI 1,574 8 Closed 27.79 Miles Contact

Housing Authority

Lake County Housing Authority (LCHA) Program Type:
  • Section 8 Voucher
  • Low Rent Units
620
Total Subsidized Units for Rental Assistance Availability

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Lake County Quick Facts

Population: 705,186
Persons Per Household: 2.84
Housing Units in Multi-units Structure: 19.3%
Homeownership Rate: 75.9%
Housing Units: 260,550
Yearly Income Per Person: $38,018
Median Household Income: $77,469