Waukegan Housing Authority

215 S. Martin Luther King Ave., Waukegan, IL, 60085
(847) 244-8500



Lake County

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Starting from midnight on April 10th, 2019 through 11:59 PM on April 17th, 2019, the Waukegan Housing Authority will be accepting applications for the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waitin
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About Waukegan Housing Authority



Mission Statement

The mission of the Waukegan Housing Authority is to promote adequate and affordable housing, economic opportunity, and a suitable living environment free from discrimination for low-income families, very low-income families, persons with disabilities, or the elderly.

Program Summary for Waukegan Housing Authority

Waukegan 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. Waukegan Housing Authority manages several funded programs and has a total of 448 subsidized affordable housing units for rental assistance. Waukegan Housing Authority administered a total of 848 Section 8 Vouchers. Waukegan Housing Authority currently has low rent units and Section 8 Voucher as its program type. Waukegan Housing Authority is located at 215 S. Martin Luther King Ave., Waukegan, IL, 60085 and serves the city of Waukegan. Income limits, fair market rents and rent rates vary with each agency. Please contact Waukegan Housing Authority at, (847) 244-8500 for more information about coverage area and program availability.


Current Status Active
Size of Waukegan Housing Authority compared nationally Large
Last Updated 04/12/2014
Total Numbers of Communities 5
Total numbers of Administered Section 8 Voucher 848
Total numbers of Administered Public Housing Units 448
Waiting list for the Waukegan Housing Authority 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 1.69 Miles Contact
Lake County Housing Authority (LCHA) Lake County Housing Authority (LCHA) Grayslake IL N/A N/A Open 8.67 Miles Contact
Kenosha Housing Authority (KHA) Kenosha Housing Authority (KHA) Kenosha WI 1,181 N/A Open 16.17 Miles Contact
Housing Authority of Racine County (HARC) Housing Authority of Racine County (HARC) Racine WI 1,574 8 Closed 25.58 Miles Contact
McHenry County Housing Authority (MCHA) McHenry County Housing Authority (MCHA) Woodstock IL N/A N/A Open 31.15 Miles Contact
Housing Authority of Elgin (HAE) Housing Authority of Elgin (HAE) Elgin IL N/A N/A Open 32.09 Miles Contact

Housing Authority

Waukegan Housing Authority Program Type:
  • Section 8 Voucher
  • Low Rent Units
448
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