Housing Authorities in Knox County, Illinois

There are 2 Housing Authorities in Knox County, Illinois, serving a population of 51,374 people in an area of 717 square miles. There is 1 Housing Authority per 25,687 people, and 1 Housing Authority per 358 square miles.

In Illinois, Knox County is ranked 43rd of 102 counties in Housing Authorities per capita, and 34th of 102 counties in Housing Authorities per square mile.

List of Knox County Housing Authorities

Find Knox County, Illinois housing authorities, departments, and HUD.


Knox County Housing Authority 255 West Tompkins Street Galesburg, IL

Knox County Housing Authority 300 North Jefferson Street Abingdon, IL

About Knox County Housing Authorities

Knox County Housing Authorities are local government agencies established to construct, own, operate, and manage public housing and other forms of subsidized housing for low-income residents in Knox County, IL. Knox County ordinances establish Public Housing Authorities, and the local legislative body appoints the Knox County Housing Board.

You may contact the Housing Authority for questions about:
  • Finding Knox County low income and affordable housing
  • Section 8 housing applications
  • Knox County housing lottery and waitlist process
  • US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
  • Federal Housing Act (FHA)

Knox County Public Housing Statistics

Find Knox County HUD Housing Programs, Public Housing Programs, and Section 8 Housing Programs. Data Source: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Office of Policy Development and Research (PD&R), Picture of Subsidized Households: 2018.

Knox County HUD Housing Programs
 Knox CountyIllinois
Subsidized Units1,256226,660
Occupied %91.0%91.0%
People Per Unit1.72.0
People Total1,927412,356
Average Family Expenditure Per Month$267$321
Average HUD Expenditure Per Month$458$822
Average Months on Wait List817
Knox County Public Housing Programs
 Knox CountyIllinois
Subsidized Units41846,016
Occupied %98.0%90.0%
People Per Unit2.11.9
People Total85778,640
Average Family Expenditure Per Month$240$277
Average HUD Expenditure Per Month$431$809
Average Months on Wait List512
Knox County Section 8 Housing Programs
 Knox CountyIllinois
Subsidized Units49264,670
Occupied %95.0%95.0%
People Per Unit1.31.6
People Total610100,073
Average Family Expenditure Per Month$263$289
Average HUD Expenditure Per Month$504$870