Providing qualified individuals with affordable housing and resources to assist in their personal growth



It depends. There are some offenses that cause a lifetime ban for living in public housing. Other factors that will affect your ability to live with us include, but are not limited to, the nature of the offense, when the last offense occurred, and how long you have been off probabation or parole. Call Matt DeClercq at 309-852-2801 ext 2009.

Yes. For more information about the Housing Choice Voucher Program, check out the HCV/SECTION 8 under the Housing Options section on this site, or contact us at 309-852-2801.

Yes. However, The Housing Authority may limit the number, size, and types of pets you may have, so you should be sure to discuss your pet with us prior to the time you wish to move in. We may also require you to pay a deposit to ensure your pet does not damage your apartment.

You may download application from the Housing Options section, pick one up at the office, or call 309-852-2801 to have one mailed to you.

Be sure to follow all directions carefully. If you need help, call us and we would be glad to assist you.

Yes. All of our developments have handicap accessible units

If you or anyone in your family is a person with a disability, and you require a specific accommodation in order to fully utilize our programs and services, contact Nat Smith at (309)852-2801.  Click on the Housing Options Tab - Request Reasonable Accommodation - for more information.  


There is a waiting list for each development, as well as the Rental Housing Support and Section 8 Program. You may be on as many waiting lists as long as you like, provided you meet the admission criteria for that development. For instance, you may NOT be on a waiting list for an elderly development if you are not an elderly person.

Income limits often change annually. Please click on the link to find the current data or call us at 309-852-2801.   click here for income limits