Housing Authorities in Rockford, Illinois

There are 2 Housing Authorities in Rockford, Illinois, serving a population of 148,640 people in an area of 64 square miles. There is 1 Housing Authority per 74,320 people, and 1 Housing Authority per 31 square miles.

In Illinois, Rockford is ranked 112nd of 1547 cities in Housing Authorities per capita, and 116th of 1547 cities in Housing Authorities per square mile.

List of Rockford Housing Authorities

Find Rockford, Illinois housing authorities, departments, and HUD.


Rockford Housing Authority 223 South Winnebago Street Rockford, IL

Winnebago County Housing Authority 3617 Delaware Street Rockford, IL

About Rockford Housing Authorities

Rockford 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 Rockford, IL. ordinances establish Public Housing Authorities, and the local legislative body appoints the Rockford Housing Board.

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

Rockford Public Housing Statistics

Find Rockford 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.

Rockford HUD Housing Programs
 RockfordIllinois
Subsidized Units5,588226,660
Occupied %82.0%91.0%
People Per Unit2.02.0
People Total9,758412,356
Average Family Expenditure Per Month$268$321
Average HUD Expenditure Per Month$637$822
Average Months on Wait List1117
Rockford Public Housing Programs
 RockfordIllinois
Subsidized Units1,73146,016
Occupied %82.0%90.0%
People Per Unit2.01.9
People Total2,81378,640
Average Family Expenditure Per Month$224$277
Average HUD Expenditure Per Month$703$809
Average Months on Wait List1212
Rockford Section 8 Housing Programs
 RockfordIllinois
Subsidized Units1,31364,670
Occupied %93.0%95.0%
People Per Unit1.81.6
People Total2,309100,073
Average Family Expenditure Per Month$242$289
Average HUD Expenditure Per Month$688$870