The Housing Authority of the City of Pekin, Illinois, was formed in April 1960 upon approval by the State Housing Board by request of the Pekin City Council. The Housing Authority currently manages 196 apartments within the City of Pekin, 12 apartments in Green Valley, 12 apartments in South Pekin and eight apartments in Mackinaw.

Broadway Apartments in Pekin was purchased from the Tazewell County Housing Authority in September of 1960.

Golden Arms Apartments in Pekin was built in 1966.

Park Ridge Estates in Pekin was built in 1981.

Green Valley Apartments in Green Valley was purchased in 2003.

Meadow View Apartments in South Pekin was purchased in 2006.

Mackinaw Apartments in Mackinaw was purchased in 2008.