Jackson Housing Authority in Murphysboro, Illinois

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Jackson Housing Authority Details

Address, Phone Number, Fax Number, and Hours for Jackson Housing Authority, a Housing Authority, at North 7th Street, Murphysboro IL.

Name
Jackson Housing Authority
Address
300 North 7th Street
Murphysboro, Illinois, 62966
Phone
618-684-3183
Fax
618-684-3222
Hours
Mon-Tue 8:30 AM-4:30 PM; Wed 8:30 AM-12:30 PM; Thu-Fri 8:30 AM-4:30 PM

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About the Jackson Housing Authority

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

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

The Jackson Housing Authority manages low-income housing in Murphysboro, 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.

Murphysboro Low-Income Housing Eligibility

The Housing Authority can provide information on eligibility requirements for Murphysboro low income housing. The Jackson 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.

Jackson County Section 8 Housing

The Section 8 program in Jackson 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 Jackson Housing Authority pays the remainder of the rent. Landlords can visit the Housing Authority to join the program.

Public Housing Programs

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

State and Federal Subsidized Housing

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

Contact the Jackson Housing Authority

You may contact the Jackson Housing Authority by calling 618-684-3183, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Jackson Housing Authority, 300 North 7th Street, Murphysboro, Illinois, 62966.