Kankakee County Housing Authority (KCHA)

185 N. St. Joseph Ave., Kankakee, IL, 60901
(815) 939-7125



Kankakee County

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About Kankakee County Housing Authority (KCHA)

The Kankakee County Housing Authority (KCHA) provides low income housing for adults, seniors, and the disabled, Section 8 housing for those meeting HUD guidelines, and family self-sufficiency and homeownership programs.


Mission Statement

The Kankakee County Housing Authority (KCHA) is committed to providing and ensuring quality affordable housing by being a leader in the industry by setting standards. The KCHA is committed to establishing creative partnerships and sound economic practices to benefit the community as a whole.

The KCHA's vision is to (1) Expand housing choices and options for our community; (2) Promote understanding about what our products and services are by educating the public through the use of public relations and marketing activities; (3) Be recognized as a leader and role model in the housing industry;and (4) Make a significant and positive contribution in the community by creating partnerships with the various community services such as law enforcement, schools, other service associates and the private sector.

The KCHA is committed and dedicated to becoming the recognized leader in the housing industry by (1) Being accountable to our customers, the community, and all of those with whom we partner and interact with; and (2) Striving for excellence through active communication, cooperation and integrity. Using our creativity to grow so all of our customers, partners, our community and our Agency will benefit and prosper.

Program Summary for Kankakee County Housing Authority (KCHA)

Kankakee County Housing Authority (KCHA) is a public housing agency that helps provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. Kankakee County Housing Authority (KCHA) manages several funded programs and has a total of 190 subsidized affordable housing units for rental assistance. Kankakee County Housing Authority (KCHA) administered a total of 32 Section 8 Vouchers. Kankakee County Housing Authority (KCHA) currently has low rent units and Section 8 Voucher as its program type. Kankakee County Housing Authority (KCHA) is located at 185 N. St. Joseph Ave., Kankakee, IL, 60901 and serves the city of Kankakee. Income limits, fair market rents and rent rates vary with each agency. Please contact Kankakee County Housing Authority (KCHA) at, (815) 939-7125 for more information about coverage area and program availability.


Current Status Active
Size of Kankakee County Housing Authority (KCHA) compared nationally Large
Last Updated 04/12/2014
Total Numbers of Communities 1
Total numbers of Administered Section 8 Voucher 32
Total numbers of Administered Public Housing Units 190
Waiting list for the Kankakee County Housing Authority (KCHA) is currently Open


2017 Income Limits for Kankakee 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 Kankakee 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
  • $21,200
  • $24,200
  • $27,250
  • $30,250
  • $32,700
  • $35,100
  • $37,550
  • $39,950
  • 30%
  • Extremely Low Income Limit
  • $12,750
  • $16,020
  • $20,160
  • $24,300
  • $28,440
  • $32,580
  • $36,730
  • $39,950
  • 80%
  • Low Income Limit
  • $33,900
  • $38,750
  • $43,600
  • $48,400
  • $52,300
  • $56,150
  • $60,050
  • $63,900

2017 Fair Market Rents for Kankakee 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 Kankakee County, IL:

Efficiency One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four-Bedroom
$570 $676 $899 $1235 $1474



Agency Name City State Section 8 Voucher Housing Units Status Distance
Park Forest Housing Authority Park Forest Housing Authority Park Forest IL 177 N/A Closed 26.25 Miles Contact
Housing Authority of Joliet Housing Authority of Joliet Joliet IL 1,330 1,033 Closed 30.69 Miles Contact
Grundy County Housing Authority Grundy County Housing Authority Morris IL N/A N/A Open 35.17 Miles Contact
Hammond Housing Authority Hammond Housing Authority Hammond IN 251 20 Open 36.54 Miles Contact
East Chicago Housing Authority East Chicago Housing Authority East Chicago IN 694 806 Closed 39.76 Miles Contact
Gary Housing Authority Gary Housing Authority Gary IN 129 N/A Open 42.22 Miles Contact

Housing Authority

Kankakee County Housing Authority (KCHA) Program Type:
  • Section 8 Voucher
  • Low Rent Units
306
Total Subsidized Units for Rental Assistance Availability

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Kankakee County Quick Facts

Population: 111,375
Persons Per Household: 2.62
Housing Units in Multi-units Structure: 18.4%
Homeownership Rate: 68.9%
Housing Units: 44,980
Yearly Income Per Person: $23,779
Median Household Income: $50,102