The Knox County Housing Authority has proudly served Knox County, Illinois since 1949.
housing low-income families in knox county, illinois for 69 years.
Nearly 80% of extremely and very low-income renters have housing problems compared to just over 13% of higher income renters?
Nearly 50%, or HALF, of all renters in this country are cost burdened?
Without housing assistance, there would only be one affordable unit for every 100 extremely low-income renters in the United States.
42% of all household members assisted are children.
Of senior renters, nearly 51% are considered to be cost burdened - 23.7% are simply considered cost burdened, while 27.2% are considered extremely cost burdened. For every $1.00 we spend in our communities, $2.12 is returned to the local economy.
Public Housing Program recognized as a HIGH PERFORMER for fiscal year-end 03/31/2017. You can view the agency score here.
Housing Choice Voucher Program recognized as a STANDARD PERFORMER for calendar year-end 12/31/2016. You can view the agency score report here.
The audit of agency financial position for fiscal year-end 03/31/2017 was deemed UNMODIFIED, or compliant in all aspects. Additionally, the agency received no findings of noncompliance. The full audited Financial Data Statement can be viewed here.