Housing Choice Voucher

The Housing Choice Voucher Program is a federal housing rental assistance program. It allows low-income families to rent good housing in the private market. The voucher program pays a portion of their rent each month directly to the property owner or manager. Participating families are free to use their vouchers to search for and to rent a house or apartment from private landlords throughout Jefferson County.

Waiting List

Is Always Open


In order to be eligible for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, you must meet the following criteria:

  1. 1.Currently on the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

  2. 2.Meet income limits specified by HUD

  3. 3.Pass a criminal background check

Landloard Information

If you would like to participate as a landloard for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, please contact Suellen Housing Authority of Jefferson County 1000 S. 9th St. P.O. Box 1547 , Mt. Vernon IL , US , 62864 Fax: 618-244-9439 Call: 618-244-5910.


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