Mt Vernon Housing Authority in Mount Vernon, Illinois

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Mt Vernon Housing Authority Details

Address, Phone Number, and Hours for Mt Vernon Housing Authority, a Housing Authority, at Rose Lane, Mount Vernon IL.

Name
Mt Vernon Housing Authority
Address
4217 Rose Lane
Mount Vernon, Illinois, 62864
Phone
618-244-6275
Hours
Mon-Fri 8:00 AM-4:30 PM

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About the Mt Vernon Housing Authority

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

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

The Mt Vernon Housing Authority manages low-income housing in Mount Vernon, 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.

Mount Vernon Low-Income Housing Eligibility

The Housing Authority can provide information on eligibility requirements for Mount Vernon low income housing. The Mt Vernon 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.

Jefferson County Section 8 Housing

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

Public Housing Programs

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

State and Federal Subsidized Housing

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

Contact the Mt Vernon Housing Authority

You may contact the Mt Vernon Housing Authority by calling 618-244-6275, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Mt Vernon Housing Authority, 4217 Rose Lane, Mount Vernon, Illinois, 62864.