Finding Affordable Housing in Illinois

Welcome to! Here it is easy to find information on Illinois low income apartments. Just click on a city in the list of Illinois cities below.

Most listings found here are descriptions of affordable housing in Illinois. There is a range of options for the low income renter seeking housing in Illinois, including listings of housing types sponsored by Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and properties sponsored by state or local housing authorities.

Some apartments listed here will require prospective residents to meet income eligibility requirements and other guidelines specific to a housing authority, and other properties will be open to all residents needing Illinois low income apartments.

The listings are not comprehensive for each geographic area, but we do strive to provide as many listings as available per city in Illinois. Our goal is to match each website user with as many affordable housing opportunities as possible.

We welcome user reviews and corrections of property listings. It is also our desire to meet your information needs. If you need help, please do not hesitate to contact us. You should be able to find affordable housing in Illinois without paying too much!

Counties in Illinois

Cities in Illinois

Update to Illinois housing

  • Oak Filed Place
    • Henry, IL - 61537
    • (271) 378-7100
    The Housing Authority of Champaign County is pleased to announce the completion of Oak Field Place. The newly completed Oak Field Place, affordable Senior Housing complex is now open for leasing. The project is a 30-unit, new construction development located at 1515 Bryan Street, Henry, Il, an IHDA Opportunity Area, for individuals 55 years and older. There are 26 one-bedroom units (665-800 SF) and 4 two-bedroom units (810-1000 sf). All apartments include a refrigerator, dishwasher, washer, and dryer. The development includes a large open community room that includes a kitchen with counter seating. An on-site management office and a non-profit/social service office are located at the building’s main entrance. This development is a 1-story, traditional building design with abundant natural light as well as energy-efficient and universal design components. Additional amenities include a shared garden, fitness room, a computer room, and a reading room/library. The 30 units in this beautiful new complex won’t last long! Units are income-restricted under the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Program and ten units have Project-Based Vouchers that provide rental assistance. Applications are now being accepted.
  • Briarwood West Apartments
    Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Family)
    • Crystal Lake, IL - 60014
    • (815) 459-7788
    Amenities: Appliances; Central A/C; Window Coverings; Carpet/Vinyl; Full Basement; Free-Off Street Parking; Community Room with Kitchen; On-Site Coin Operated Laundry; Play Area; Exterior Locked Mailboxes; Social Activity Program; Convenient Location
  • Diversey Square Ii
    Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Family)
    • Chicago, IL - 60647
    • (773) 227-8203
    Amenities: 24hr on-call maintenance; Appliances; Cable ready; Controlled entry; Heat included in rent
  • Jorge Hernandez Apartments
    Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Family)
    • Chicago, IL - 60639
    • (773) 772-4800
    Amenities: 24 hour on-call maintenance; Appliances; Cable ready; Laundry facilities; Wall-to-wall carpeting
  • Ozanam Village
    Subsidized, Low-Rent Apartment (for Elderly)
    • Chicago, IL - 60612
    • (773) 533-0001
    Ozanam Village is a senior citizen housing-only residence located in Chicago, Illinois.It consists of 61 one-bedroom units, each of which include a living/dining area, kitchen with appliances, bedroom, bathroom and closets. Carpeting, blinds and air conditioners are provided. Community space consists of laundry facilities, mailbox lobby, public restrooms, offices, an activity room and a community room with a kitchen. Ozanam Village is sponsored by Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago and is financed under the Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly Program of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. It is operated by the Catholic Charities Housing Development Corporation. Property is striving to be smoke-free as of April 1, 2012, common areas and resident units.