Lake County Housing Authority

Click Link Below to Apply Waiting List – Please Check Eligibility First!

Apply for Waiting List Application Online

Apply for Public Housing Senior Unit (55+) (Downloadable Form)

Who Is Eligible for Assistance?

Waiting Lists

Lake County Housing Authority announces the opening and closing of the Public Housing Scattered Site 3 & 4 Bedroom Waiting Lists on Monday December 10 – Friday December 14 2018. Applications can be accessed ONLINE ONLY.

Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists closed in December 2016.

We will continue to accept applications for our Public Housing Senior and Disabled Units(all members of the family must be at least 55 years of age).

In order to be eligible for either the Housing Choice Voucher or Public Housing Program family incomes can not be greater than those on the following chart. These limits are established by the federal government and adjusted annually.

Income Limits

Effective 04/01/2018

 Number of Persons
Extremely Low 30% of Median
Very Low 50%
Low – 80%

Income includes salary, wages, tips, Social Security, SSI, SSDI, TANF/Public Aid, unemployment benefits, VA benefits, pension, child support, alimony, worker’s compensation and cash contributions for all members of the household. Income is also derived from assetssuch as savings, stocks, bonds, and the value of real estate owned.

All statements regarding eligibility must be verified. Misrepresentations made on the pre‑application form will result in the refusal of housing assistance.


In order for the Authority to meet your needs it has to have current information. Once each year the Authority will ask you to update our pre-application. However, it is in your best interest to notify the Authority in writing if there are changes in your household composition, income, address, phone number or interest in the program between update.