Cook County Section 8 (Illinois)

Search for Cook County, IL Section 8 housing. A Section 8 search provides information on applying for Section 8, qualifying for Section 8, Section 8 application, Section 8 restrictions, Section 8 rules, Section 8 vouchers, housing choice vouchers, HUD vouchers, low-income housing, rental assistance programs, veteran housing assistance, senior housing, low-income senior housing, and receiving housing vouchers.


Cook County Housing Authorities manage the federal Section 8 program offered by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. A Housing Authority provides housing options for low-income individuals and families, including rental housing, rental assistance programs, and Cook County Section 8 housing choice vouchers in Cook County, Illinois. The housing vouchers can be used to pay for single-family homes, townhouses, and apartments, and Cook County Housing Authorities can help determine eligibility for services, complete a Section 8 application, and they may distribute Section 8 benefits. Housing Authorities provide information on Cook County low-income housing, including Section 8, on their website.

Arlington Heights Housing Authority Arlington Heights IL 215 West Miner Street 60005 847-253-5450

Chicago Heights Housing Authority Chicago Heights IL 1704 East End Avenue 60411 708-755-1032

Chicago Housing Authority Chicago IL 3250 South Wentworth Avenue 60616 312-742-8500

Cicero Housing Authority Cicero IL 1634 South Laramie Avenue 60804 708-652-0386

Cook County Housing Authority Wheeling IL 200 North Milwaukee Avenue 60090 847-520-4370

Cook County Housing Authority Franklin Park IL 9535 Franklin Avenue 60131 847-455-0189

Cook County Housing Authority Chicago IL 175 West Jackson Boulevard 60606 312-663-5447

Cook County Housing Authority Skokie IL 9238 Gross Point Road 60077 847-679-2995

Cook County Housing Authority Park Forest IL 350 Juniper Street 60466 708-748-7831

County Cook Housing Authority Ford Heights IL 1055 Berkeley Avenue 60411 708-758-4024

Des Plaines Housing Authority Des Plaines IL 1301 Ashland Avenue 60016 847-299-1934

Evanston Housing Authority Evanston IL 1900 Sherman Avenue 60201 847-869-0870

Harvey Housing Authority Harvey IL 15306 Robey Avenue 60426 708-331-1005

Illinois State Housing Authority Chicago IL 401 North Michigan Avenue 60611 312-836-5200


Cook County Veterans Affairs Departments provide services to veterans, including Armed Forces veterans and Reserve veterans. Local branches of the VA provide Cook County housing assistance to veterans who meet eligibility requirements, including Section 8 benefits offered by the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Veterans can access Cook County Section 8 benefits, apply for Section 8, or apply for other housing assistance programs through the VA in Cook County, Illinois. Section 8 housing choice vouchers can pay for homes, townhouses, and apartments. Veterans can learn more about their housing service options, including Section 8, through a local Veterans Affairs Office or the Veteran Affairs website.

Amvets Post 66 Wheeling IL 700 McHenry Road 60090 847-537-0440

Berwyn Veterans of Foreign Wars Berwyn IL 1529 Harlem Avenue 60402 708-749-2378

Chicago Bridgeport Veterans of Foreign Wars Post Chicago IL 3202 South May Street 60608 773-847-8404

Chicago Veterans Affairs Department Chicago IL 1551 North Kedzie Avenue 60651 773-292-7894

Chicago Veterans Affairs Department Chicago IL 5200 South Cottage Grove Avenue 60615 773-363-1492

Des Plaines Veterans Affairs Department Des Plaines IL 52 Northwest Highway 60016 847-294-4664

Des Plaines Veterans Affairs Department Des Plaines IL 515 East Thacker Street 60016 847-294-4664

Disabled American Veterans Stickney IL 4115 Clinton Avenue 60402 708-484-7068

Disabled American Veterans Chicago IL 2122 West Taylor Street 60612 312-980-4242

Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs Palatine IL 721 South Quentin Road 60067 847-485-2772

Leave No Veteran Behind Chicago IL 19 South LaSalle Street 60603 312-226-6700


Cook County Town and City Halls provide a range of municipal services for their residents, including low-income housing assistance. In some areas, the Town or City Hall distributes Cook County Section 8 housing choice vouchers offered by the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Town and City Halls provide information on qualifying for Section 8 support, accessing Section 8 benefits, and paying for single-family homes or apartments with Section 8 vouchers in Cook County, Illinois. They may also provide other rental assistance programs for qualifying Cook County individuals and families. Town and City Halls provide Section 8 information on their websites.

Burbank City Hall Burbank IL 6530 West 79th Street 60459 708-599-5500

Calumet City City Hall Calumet IL 204 Pulaski Road 60409 708-891-8100

Chicago City Hall Chicago IL 121 North LaSalle Street 60602 312-744-5000

Chicago Heights City Hall Chicago Heights IL 1601 Chicago Road 60411 708-756-5362

Cicero Town Hall Cicero IL 4949 West Cermak Road 60804 708-656-3600

Country Club Hills City Hall Country Club Hills IL 4200 183rd Street 60478 708-798-2616

Evanston City Hall Evanston IL # 4500, 2100 Ridge Ave 60201 847-866-2936

Evergreen Park Town Hall Evergreen Park IL 9418 South Kedzie Avenue 60805 708-422-1551

Harvey City Hall Harvey IL 15320 Broadway Avenue 60426 708-210-5300

Hazel Crest City Hall Hazel Crest IL 3000 W 170th Pl 60429 708-335-9600

Hickory Hills City Hall Hickory Hills IL 8652 95th Street 60457 708-598-4800

Hoffman Estates City Hall Hoffman Estates IL 1900 Hassell Road 60169 847-882-9100

Hometown City Hall Hometown IL 4331 Southwest Highway 60456 708-424-7500


Cook County Departments of Aging provide services and programs for elderly members of the community, including Cook County low-income housing assistance such as Section 8. The federal Department of Housing and Urban Development provides Section 8 housing choice vouchers to help the elderly afford safe housing in Cook County, Illinois. The local Department of Aging provides information on qualifying for Section 8 benefits, helps determine an individual's eligibility requirements and restrictions, and may distribute Section 8 benefits in Cook County. Seniors can receive housing vouchers, income-controlled rent, and rental assistance through the Department of Aging, which provides information about its services online.

Chicago Department of Aging Chicago IL 3160 North Milwaukee Avenue 60618 312-744-6681

Chicago Department of Aging Chicago IL 78 East Washington Street 60602 312-744-4550

Chicago Department of Aging Chicago IL 1767 East 79th Street 60649 312-747-0189

Chicago Department of Aging Chicago IL 2102 Ogden Avenue 60612 312-746-5300

Chicago Department of Aging Chicago IL 2019 West Lawrence Avenue 60625 312-744-0784

Chicago Department of Aging Chicago IL 6117 South Kedzie Avenue 60629 312-747-0440

Illinois State Department of Aging Chicago IL 160 North LaSalle Street 60601 312-814-2630


Cook County Social Services Departments provide a range of support services, including housing assistance and housing choice vouchers, also known as Section 8. Local Social Services offices connect residents with federal programs, such as Section 8 benefits for low-income families and individuals, which are provided through the Department of Housing and Urban Development in Cook County, Illinois. They can help individuals apply for Cook County Section 8 benefits, determine eligibility for housing assistance, and distribute Section 8 vouchers. Social Services may also accept applications for low-income housing assistance, and they provide information about these services on their website.

Cook County Social Service Department Skokie IL 5600 Old Orchard Road 60077 847-470-7355

Cook County Social Service Department Chicago IL 727 East 111th Street 60628 773-660-2440

Illinois State Social Service Department Arlington Heights IL 715 West Algonquin Road 60005 847-758-3483

Illinois State Social Service Department Chicago IL 6201 South Emerald Drive 60621 773-371-6000

Illinois State Social Service Department Chicago IL 2501 West Bradley Place 60618 773-866-5500