Forest Apartments
Glen Ellyn, IL - 60137


Forest Apartments

520 Forest Ave
Glen Ellyn, IL - 60137
(630) 469-2020

Office Hours

  • Monday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday closed
  • Sunday closed

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Last-Modified: 2020-09-17 22:42:59

Forest Apartments is a HUD Apartment. HUD residents usually pay 30% of their gross income for rent. The rent amount, less approved HUD deductions such as medical and child care expenses, and other allowances, includes a utility allowance. HUD Residents also may choose to pay what is known as flat rent. The HACC works with applicants to determine which rent arrangement is best for them.

Median apartment rental rate in this zip code: $1,121
Population in zip code: 37,760
Media age of those living in this zip code: 41.5
Media household income of those living in this zip code: $109,593
Average home value in this zip code: $398,828

Forest Apartments offers 80 affordable senior units, project based section 8 facility receiving government subsidy. Tenant rents are based on 30% of the senior's annual income.

Applicants must meet eligibility criteria, applications are treated equally and will be placed on the waiting list in order of receipt, you can download an application online at or request applications by calling their office. Completed applications can be mailed to the management office or emailed to us.


Spacious Floor Plans
Fully Equipped Kitchen
Cable Ready
Individual Thermostats
Wheelchair Access
Door Entry Phone System
Safety Grab Bars
Emergency Pull Cords
Laundry Facility
Planned Community Activities
Close to Downtown Glen Ellyn and Lake Ellyn
Heat & Water Included
Community Room
Professional Management
24 hr Emergency Maintenance Service

Tips Before Applying for Low Income Housing
  • 1. Research all of the different low-income housing programs available in your area. There are a variety of federal, state, and local programs that offer low-income housing assistance. Each program has its own eligibility requirements and application process, so it is important to do your research to find the program that is right for you.
  • 2. Get all of your documentation in order: When you apply for low income housing, you will need to provide documentation of your income, assets, and household composition. This documentation may include tax returns, pay stubs, bank statements, and birth certificates.
  • 3. Be careful and accurate on all information provided: Any false or misleading information on your application will most likely result in your disqualification.
  • 4. Waiting Lists: The waiting lists for most, if not all low-income housing programs is long. Do not limit yourself to only apply to one apartment location.

Qualifications: Do you qualify to live here?
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.

Type: One Bedroom Available

Questions and Answers

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  • Are these apartments low income, sliding scale income based?

    • Wednesday, April 7, 2021

      User Response: Low income

  • Do you know any waiting list details? Let us know..

    • Saturday, November 10, 2018

      User Response: two years

  • Are these apartments safe? Please let us know details.

  • Are Pets allowed? Please let us know any details.

    • Wednesday, April 7, 2021

      User Response: No

    • Saturday, November 10, 2018

      User Response: Yes, $300 additional deposit

  • Which utilities are included in the rent?

    • Saturday, November 10, 2018

      User Response: Heat, water

  • Are you familiar with this location? What is your opinion of it?

    • Saturday, June 13, 2020

      User Response: The location is very nice n quiet

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Federal Poverty Guidelines for 2023
Persons In Family Household Poverty Guideline
For Households with more than 8 persons, add $4,480 for each additional person.
1 $14,580
2 $19,720
3 $24,860
4 $30,000
5 $35,140
6 $40,280
7 $45,420
8 $50,560

*Alaska and Hawaii have different rates for HUD federal poverty guidelines.
These numbers above represent 100% of the Federal Poverty Rate. In order to get in some apartments the 100% rate changes to things like 200%. In these cases, you will only need to multiply the rate in each category by 2.

  • Reply User   2021-03-30 19:43:45

    Hi, i'm a 61 yr old clean, quiet, single woman (disabled on ssdi but, no special needs) having ported my hcv from az to dupage, to be closer to family in elmhurst. I'm here, seeking 1 bd, ready to move in and become an active member of your community! I look forward to hearing from you. Thank you.

  • Reply User   2020-06-13 19:47:17

    Very nice area very clean quiet pet friendly excellent for senior citizens.

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