McHenry County Housing Authority (MCHA)

1108 N. Seminary Ave., Woodstock, IL, 60098
(815) 338-7752



McHenry County

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About McHenry County Housing Authority (MCHA)

The McHenry County Housing Authority (MCHA) has been assisting McHenry County residents since 1947. It not only administers programs that help low and very low income families and individuals to obtain housing, but also helps them to afford the cost of heating and cooling their homes, to keep their housing and to prevent homelessness. Due to the fact that MCHA works with programs funded through the federal government, the State of Illinois, and McHenry County, there are many rules and regulations covering the different programs of MCHA.


Mission Statement

- MCHA administers the federal Housing Choice Voucher Program that provides rental assistance for very low income tenants
- MCHA provides Public Housing in scattered site three-bedroom homes throughout McHenry County for very low income families
- MCHA provides Senior Housing for low income senior citizens and disabled individuals in two rental developments located in Huntley and Richmond
- MCHA administers a Homeless Prevention Program, Emergency Shelter Program & other community services.
- MCHA administers a Rehab Program that assists very low income homeowners to repair their homes
- MCHA administers the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) that assists low income households to afford the costs of heating and cooling their homes
- MCHA administers the Weatherization Program that assists low income households to make repairs to their homes that will reduce the costs of heating and cooling the homes

Program Summary for McHenry County Housing Authority (MCHA)

McHenry County Housing Authority (MCHA) is a public housing agency that helps provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. McHenry County Housing Authority (MCHA) manages several funded programs and has a total of 60 subsidized affordable housing units for rental assistance. McHenry County Housing Authority (MCHA) administered a total of 50 Section 8 Vouchers. McHenry County Housing Authority (MCHA) currently has low rent units and Section 8 Voucher as its program type. McHenry County Housing Authority (MCHA) is located at 1108 N. Seminary Ave., Woodstock, IL, 60098 and serves the city of Woodstock. Income limits, fair market rents and rent rates vary with each agency. Please contact McHenry County Housing Authority (MCHA) at, (815) 338-7752 for more information about coverage area and program availability.


Current Status Active
Size of McHenry County Housing Authority (MCHA) 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 McHenry County Housing Authority (MCHA) is currently Open


2017 Income Limits for McHenry 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 McHenry County, IL:

Median Income
$0
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 McHenry 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 McHenry 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
Housing Authority of Elgin (HAE) Housing Authority of Elgin (HAE) Elgin IL N/A N/A Open 21.76 Miles Contact
Boone County Housing Authority Boone County Housing Authority Belvidere IL 238 N/A Open 21.8 Miles Contact
Lake County Housing Authority (LCHA) Lake County Housing Authority (LCHA) Grayslake IL N/A N/A Open 22.51 Miles Contact
Walworth County HA Walworth County HA Elkhorn WI 410 N/A Open 24.47 Miles Contact
North Chicago Housing Authority North Chicago Housing Authority North Chicago IL 542 150 Open 30.52 Miles Contact
Waukegan Housing Authority Waukegan Housing Authority Waukegan IL 848 448 Open 31.15 Miles Contact

Housing Authority

McHenry County Housing Authority (MCHA) Program Type:
  • Section 8 Voucher
  • Low Rent Units
23
Total Subsidized Units for Rental Assistance Availability

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McHenry County Quick Facts

Population: 307,283
Persons Per Household: 2.82
Housing Units in Multi-units Structure: 11.5%
Homeownership Rate: 82.3%
Housing Units: 116,686
Yearly Income Per Person: $32,341
Median Household Income: $76,145