Decatur Housing Authority in Decatur, Illinois

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Decatur Housing Authority Details

Address and Phone Number for Decatur Housing Authority, a Housing Authority, at West Decatur Street, Decatur IL.

Name
Decatur Housing Authority
Address
1096 West Decatur Street
Decatur, Illinois, 62522
Phone
217-423-0227

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About the Decatur Housing Authority

The Decatur Housing Authority, located in Decatur, IL, is a government agency that operates and manages public housing in Macon County. The Housing Authority oversees low-income housing, including the application process, eligibility guidelines, and related resources. For example, Decatur residents can receive subsidies for low-income housing, access public housing programs, and learn about other resources for eligible Macon County residents from the Housing Authority.

You may contact the Housing Authority for questions about:
  • How to qualify for Decatur low income housing
  • Applying for housing subsidies in Decatur
  • Public housing programs in Decatur
  • The locations of low-income housing units
  • Decatur Section 8 landlord information
Low-Income Housing in Decatur

The Decatur Housing Authority manages low-income housing in Decatur, including building projects designed to increase the number of low-income housing units. The Housing Authority provides information on low income housing locations, different types of low-income units, the number of units available, and the application process.

Decatur Low-Income Housing Eligibility

The Housing Authority can provide information on eligibility requirements for Decatur low income housing. The Decatur Housing Authority also manages the application process, including any lotteries or waitlists. You can contact the Housing Authority to learn about eligibility guidelines, submitting applications for low income housing, or joining the waitlist.

Macon County Section 8 Housing

The Section 8 program in Macon County provide vouchers for privately owned housing units. Offered at the federal level, through HUD's Housing Choice Voucher Program, Section 8 caps participants' rent at 30-40% of their income while property owners receive market rate rent. The Decatur Housing Authority pays the remainder of the rent. Landlords can visit the Housing Authority to join the program.

Public Housing Programs

In Decatur, the Housing Authority manages several different types of housing units, including apartments and single-family homes. Public housing programs in Macon County provide more than subsidies, they also offer a range of other services. For example, the Housing Authority can connect Decatur residents with programs for rent assistance, utility bill assistance, and crisis support.

State and Federal Subsidized Housing

Macon County Housing Authorities work together with the Illinois Department of Housing and HUD to provide subsidized housing in Decatur. Local Housing Authorities receive funding from HUD to subsidize housing and oversee public housing developments in Decatur. Decatur public housing programs follow HUD public housing standards and procedures when managing public housing.

Contact the Decatur Housing Authority

You may contact the Decatur Housing Authority by calling 217-423-0227, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Decatur Housing Authority, 1096 West Decatur Street, Decatur, Illinois, 62522.