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How to Apply

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To apply, download our application online or pick one up at our office (1901 Broadway in Pekin). Because your rent is subsidized by the federal government, applicants to the public housing program must be income eligible.

 

Income Eligibility

The following guidelines are set by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Income Guidelines and Fair Market Rent for 2009, based on the effective median family income for Tazewell County of $66,700.

 

 

FAMILY SIZE

 

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Extremely Low Income

14,000

16,000

18,000

20,000

21,600

23,200

24,800

26,400


Very Low Income

23,350

26,700

30,050

33,350

36,050

38,700

41,400

44,050

 

Low Income

37,350

42,700

48,050

53,350

57,650

61,900

66,200

70,450

 

 

Other Applicant Criteria

 

  • Background Verification
    All applicant information will be verified. This includes criminal background checks (state police and FBI reports), credit histories and information from previous landlords.
  • Income Verification
    All sources of income must be reported, including that from public aid.
  • Required Documents
    All applicants are required to present an original Social Security card and birth certificate for all household members during the application process. Adults must also present a photo ID.

 

Applications are accepted Monday - Friday between 8am - 5pm, except for holidays.  Reasonable accommodations will be considered for those needing assistance during the application process.

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