Rockford Housing Authority in Rockford, Illinois

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Rockford Housing Authority Details

Address, Phone Number, and Hours for Rockford Housing Authority, a Housing Authority, at South Winnebago Street, Rockford IL.

Rockford Housing Authority
223 South Winnebago Street
Rockford, Illinois, 61102
Mon-Fri 8:00 AM-5:00 PM

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About the Rockford Housing Authority

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

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

The Rockford Housing Authority manages low-income housing in Rockford, 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.

Rockford Low-Income Housing Eligibility

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

Winnebago County Section 8 Housing

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

Public Housing Programs

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

State and Federal Subsidized Housing

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

Contact the Rockford Housing Authority

You may contact the Rockford Housing Authority by calling 815-987-3830, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Rockford Housing Authority, 223 South Winnebago Street, Rockford, Illinois, 61102.