About LCHA Low Rent Public Housing Housing Choice Voucher Program News and Events

Lake County Housing Authority

Who Is Eligible for Assistance?

   
In order to be eligible for either the Section 8 or Low Rent Housing Program family incomes can not be greater than those on the following chart. These limits are established by the federal government and adjusted annually.
Table last updated 12/11/12.
 
Section 8
Public Housing
50% of Median Income for
Lake County, Illinois
80% of Median Income for
Lake County, IL
Family Size
Maximum
Yearly Income
Family Size
Maximum
Yearly Income
1
$25,800
1
$41,250
2
$29,450
2
$47,150
3
$33,150
3
$53,050
4
$36,800
4
$58,900
5
$39,750
5
$63,650
6
$42,700
6
$68,350
7
$45,650
7
$73,050
8
$48,600
8
$77,750
 
Income includes salary, wages, tips, Social Security, SSI, SSDI, TANF/Public Aid, unemployment benefits, VA benefits, pension, child support, alimony, worker’s compensation and cash contributions for all members of the household. Income is also derived from assets such as savings, stocks, bonds, and the value of real estate owned.
 
No person may be admitted to an Authority housing program who engages in drug related or violent criminal activities, has committed fraud in connection with a federally assisted housing program or who owes money to an assisted housing provider.
 
All statements regarding eligibility must be verified. Misrepresentations made on the pre‑application form will result in the refusal of housing assistance.
 
REPORT ALL CHANGES!
 
In order for the Authority to meet your needs it has to have current information. Once each year the Authority will ask you to update our pre-application. However, it is in your best interest to notify the Authority in writing if there are changes in your household composition, income, address, phone number or interest in the program between update
 

The Lake County Housing Authority's

Housing Choice Voucher and Public Housing Family waiting lists closed on
January 1, 2010.

We will continue to accept applications for our Public Housing Senior Units(all members of the family must be at least 55 years of age).

Click here to obtain a Public Housing Senior Unit Application Form.


Lake County Housing Authority Is Announcing

A Temporary Opening Of The Public Housing Scattered Sites Waiting List

Pre-Application forms will be accepted between 4/1/14 and 4/30/14 only.

Pre-Application forms may be found HERE or picked-up at the following locations
As of April 1st

Central Office,
33928 N US Highway 45, Grayslake

HCV NE Office,
1525 27th St., Zion


Marion Jones Townhomes,
1401 Sherman Ave, North Chicago


Warren Manor,
34425 N Almond Rd, Gurnee

There will be two (2) waiting lists you may apply for:

SCATTERED SITES EAST
SCATTERED SITES WEST



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