Hampshire, IL Low Income Housing

Hampshire, IL Low Income Housing Guide

Qualifying For Low Income Housing in Hampshire, IL

How do I qualify for low income housing in Hampshire, IL?
To qualify for low income housing in Illinois, you must meet the following income requirements:

Your household income must be below 80% of the area median income (AMI). The AMI is updated annually by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and varies by county.

You must have a valid Social Security number or Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN).

You must be a U.S. citizen or a legal immigrant.

In addition to the income requirements, you may also need to meet other eligibility requirements, such as:

- You must not have been evicted from any public housing or Section 8 housing in the past three years.
- You must not have any outstanding felony convictions for drug-related offenses.
- You must not be a registered sex offender.

Types of Low Income Housing in Hampshire, IL

There are a variety of low-income housing options available in Hampshire, IL, including:
  • Public Housing: Public housing is owned and operated by your area Housing Authority. Public housing units are rented to low-income households at below-market rates.
  • Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers: Section 8 is a federal program that provides rental assistance to low-income households. Vouchers can be used to rent apartments, townhouses, or single-family homes from private landlords.
  • Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC): LIHTC is a federal program that provides tax credits to developers who build or renovate affordable housing units. LIHTC units are typically rented at below-market rates.
  • Project-Based Section 8: Project-based Section 8 is a federal program that provides rental assistance to low-income households who live in specific apartment buildings or housing developments.
  • Very Low Income Housing Development (VLID): VLID is a federal program that provides grants to states and local governments to fund the development of affordable housing for low-income households.


In addition to these federal programs, there are also a number of state and local programs that provide low-income housing assistance in Hampshire, IL. These programs may offer rental assistance, down payment assistance, or other forms of financial assistance to help low-income households afford housing.

PublicHousing.com puts together our list of properties using the above program listings all on one website.



We display monthly rates for the apartments when possible. Most of subsidized apartments base the rent on income, therefore, you will need to contact the apartment directly for rates. We list all pertinent contact information.

HUD Fair Market Rent For Hampshire, Illinois - Kane County

Studio Apartments $1,399
One Bedroom Apartments $1,507
Two Bedroom Apartments $1,714
Three Bedroom Apartments $2,182

List of Low Income Housing in or near Hampshire, IL

Village Green-genoa - Genoa

216-26 Railroad Ave
Genoa, IL - 60135
(815) 397-3755
Village Green-genoa is a Family low income housing apartment subsidized by the federal governments HUD (Housing and Urban Development Division). Contact Village Green-genoa for complete details on the current vacancies and housing applications....see full details
Kane County
Listing Location: 8.20 miles from Hampshire

HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Buena Vista Townhomes - Elgin

1287 Fleetwood Dr.
Elgin, IL - 60123
(847) 697-5660
Buena Vista Townhomes is a Family low income housing apartment subsidized by the federal governments HUD (Housing and Urban Development Division). Contact Buena Vista Townhomes for complete details on the current vacancies and housing applications....see full details
Kane County
Listing Location: 12.34 miles from Hampshire

HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

The Mill - Elgin

1287 Fleetwood Dr
Elgin, IL -
(847) 697-5660
The Mill is a low income housing apartment subsidized by the federal governments HUD (Housing and Urban Development Division). Contact The Mill for complete details on the current vacancies and housing applications....see full details
Kane County
Listing Location: 12.34 miles from Hampshire

HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Kane Cook Homes - Elgin

458 Clark Street
Elgin, IL - 60123
(630) 966-4301
Kane Cook Homes is a Disabled low income housing apartment subsidized by the federal governments HUD (Housing and Urban Development Division). Contact Kane Cook Homes for complete details on the current vacancies and housing applications....see full details
Kane County
Listing Location: 12.35 miles from Hampshire

HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Burnham Manor - Elgin

1350 Fleetwood Dr.
Elgin, IL - 60123
(847) 742-5363
Burnham Manor is a senior low income housing apartment subsidized by the federal governments HUD (Housing and Urban Development Division). Contact Burnham Manor for complete details on the current vacancies and housing applications....see full details
Kane County
Listing Location: 12.41 miles from Hampshire

HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Rivers Edge Affordable/ Public Housing - Elgin

2 Clifford Ct D
Elgin, IL - 60123
(224) 760-7900
Program type: Market Rate and Affordable rate. Bedroom Options: 1 Features an Activity Center. This is a Low Income Housing community. Income restrictions apply. Contact the property for current availability; wait-lists may apply. ...see full details
Kane County
Listing Location: 12.52 miles from Hampshire


Partners In Charity, - West Dundee

613 W. Main Street
West Dundee, IL - 60118
847-428-6504
This is a HUD Approved Housing Counseling Agency. Contact them for assistance for the following: Fair Housing Pre-Purchase Education Workshops Financial Management Budget Counseling Home Improvement and Rehabilitation Counseling Mortgage Delinquency and Default Resolution Counseling Non-Delinquency Post Purchase Workshops for Homeowners Pre-purchase Counseling Pre-purchase Homebuyer Education Workshops Predatory Lending Education Workshops Languages Spoken at Housing Agency: English Others Spanish...see full details
Kane County
Listing Location: 12.58 miles from Hampshire


Buena Vista Towers - Elgin

222 Locust St
Elgin, IL - 60123
(847) 695-4500
Buena Vista Towers is a Family low income housing apartment subsidized by the federal governments HUD (Housing and Urban Development Division). Contact Buena Vista Towers for complete details on the current vacancies and housing applications....see full details
Kane County
Listing Location: 13.23 miles from Hampshire

HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Westwind Towers - Elgin

104 S State St
Elgin, IL - 60123
(847)697-6600
Westwind Towers is a low income housing apartment subsidized by the federal governments HUD (Housing and Urban Development Division). Contact Westwind Towers for complete details on the current vacancies and housing applications....see full details
Kane County
Listing Location: 13.26 miles from Hampshire

HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Family Townhomes Affordable/ Public Housing - Elgin

120 S. State Street
Elgin, IL - 60123
(224) 760-7900
Program type: Affordable Bedroom Options: 2, 3, 4 Trash Removal Included Water/Sewer Included Features and Amenities: 24 Hour Emergency Maintenance Courtyard Private Entry Balcony/Patio Ceiling Fans Central Air Dishwasher Garbage Disposal In Unit Washer/Dryer Hookups Kitchen Pantry Mini Blinds Refrigerator Stove Walk-In Closet This is a Low Income Housing community. Income restrictions apply. Contact the property for current availability; wait-lists may apply. ...see full details
Kane County
Listing Location: 13.28 miles from Hampshire


Tips for Finding Low-Income Housing in Hampshire, IL

  • 1. Check with local social service agencies. Many social service agencies offer affordable housing programs or can provide you with information on affordable housing resources in your area.
  • 2. HUD Exchange: The HUD Exchange website provides information on a variety of federal housing programs, including Section 8 and HOME.
  • 3. National Low Income Housing Coalition: The NLIHC website provides information on affordable housing programs and policies at the national and state levels.

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Check to see if you qualify for low cost or free housing by comparing the guidelines to your income records.



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