Public Housing

Pre-Application for Public Housing (PDF)

WHO ARE WE?

Macoupin County Housing Authority is a municipal corporation formed in 1946 to provide decent, safe and sanitary housing to low and moderate income people in Macoupin County.

MORE THAN JUST PUBLIC HOUSING

We offer the following programs:  Credit Counseling, Homeownership Program, Family Self Sufficiency Program, Resident Opportunity Self-Sufficiency Program

AMENITIES AND SERVICES:

Your rent is based on income

Elderly Housing and Family Housing

Full Service Maintenance

Emergency Maintenance Services

Resident Services

3 Recreation Halls

Resident Meetings

Monthly Newsletter

Modernization Development

Stove & Refrigerator Provided

Carpeting available in elderly units

Air Conditioning available in all units

You have the opportunity to serve on a Resident Advisory Board (RAB) – Where you advise key issues such as how the Authority is managed; input on their policies and how funds are spent.

You can also be considered as a Resident Commissioner.

Areas Served:

Macoupin County Housing Authority owns and manages 280 apartments on nineteen locations in nine towns in Macoupin County, Illinois.

TOWNS SERVED:

Benld, Bunker Hill, Carlinville, Virden, Gillespie, Girard, Mt. Olive, Palmyra, and Staunton

CHOICE OF RENTS

You choose your rent either Income Based or Flat Rents.  Income based rent is 30% of your income minus utility allowance.  We offer medical deductions for elderly/handicap.  Working families, families seeking employment and families furthering their education are offered the child care deduction.

FLAT RENTS

One Bedroom    $493.00
Two Bedroom    $665.00
Three Bedroom  $885.00
Four Bedroom    $944.00

Most rents are considerably lower than above.

ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF

Dionne Wyatt

Dionne Wyatt
Chief Executive Officer

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Stephanie Sloan

Stephanie Sloan
Housing Programs Manager

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Amanda Bracher
Housing Programs Manager

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Natasha Unangst
Office Support Specialist

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Holly Boston
Bookkeeper

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Dan Sanson
Director of Technical Services

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Jess McKee
Working Maintenance Foreman

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Crew

Maintenance Mechanics
Front Row: (left to right) Joe Boatman, Bill Emmons, Brian Miller, Eric Wallace
Back Row: (left to right) Jake Gregory, Jess McKee, David Qualls, Greg Joiner, Justin Thornhill

WHY CONSIDER MACOUPIN COUNTY HOUSING AUTHORITY OVER PRIVATE HOUSING?

  • Rental Assistance
  • Excellent Facilities
  • Decent, Safe and Sanitary
  • You have choice of rent
  • You have opportunity for input
  • Fun Resident Programs
  • 24 hour on-call call emergency maintenance staff
  • A place to call home

217-854-8606