The KCHA is the largest owner of rental housing in Knox County, providing homes to over 1,300 people. We currently have 418 units in our public housing portfolio - 228 single, elderly, and disabled units, and 190 units of family housing.
The agency also oversees 220 Housing Choice Vouchers (Section 8) that allow low-income families to rent from private landlords throughout the jurisdiction.
The population we serve is as diverse as the community we live in. Our clients represent a broad range of cultures, backgrounds, and stages in life, from hard working individuals and families to persons with disabilities and special needs to single parents seeking to improve the quality of life for their families.
Term Expires: July, 2024
Term Expires: May, 2027
Term Expires: September, 2025
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Term Expires: May, 2026
KCHA encourages community members to stay informed on the current issues and business actions pertaining to public housing in Knox County, IL. In accordance with the Illinois Open Meetings Act, KCHA notifies residents and the general public of upcoming Board and public meetings, and will post announcements and agenda items to this page.
Click here to access the archive page containing KCHA Board information packets.
Here you will find all of the policies pertaining to agency and program operation.
A breakdown of KCHA staffing.
Click below to access the KCHA's FOIA page, and to submit a FOIA request.
Postings required by the Quality Housing and Work Responsibility Act of 1998 (QHWRA), including agency assessment scores, can be found here.