Application Resources


Submitting an application is easy!

Simply download the applicable application, fill it out completely, and send it to us!  Applications are accepted via mail, email, fax, or delivered in person.  Here's how!

Knox County Housing Authority

RE:  Application for Housing

216 W. Simmons St.

Galesburg, IL  61401

309.342.8129 ext. 1210

309.342.7206 fax

KCHA Preference Points

In order to ensure the clients with the most critical housing needs are served, the Knox County Housing Authority (KCHA) has established preferences based on housing needs as defined within the agency’s Admissions and Continued Occupancy Policy (ACOP) and Housing Choice Voucher Administrative Plan.

KCHA Waiting List Management and Procedures

Click here to read more about how the KCHA administers its waiting list, how applicants are selected for interviewing, and what steps you need to take to be ready when we call you in!

Is Fraud Worth It?

Information from the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) on committing fraud in relation to housing programs, as well as contact information in the event you suspect fraud is occurring.

VAWA Notifications

PHAs are required to inform applicants and tenants of their housing rights under the Violence Against Women Reautorization Act of 2013.  Click the button below to learn more about your rights under VAWA.

Communication Assistance

Should you require assistance in completing this application, we're here to help!  Click below to access the Reasonable Accommodation request form and tell us how we may assist you!

Choose the Program!

Moon Towers/Bluebell Tower

Moon Towers/Bluebell Tower

Moon Towers/Bluebell Tower


High-rise living in the heart of downtown Galesburg, Illinois.  Amenities include on-site maintenance, large community rooms, most utilities included!

Family Housing

Moon Towers/Bluebell Tower

Moon Towers/Bluebell Tower


Three developments of Family Housing scattered across Galesburg, IL.  Offering 2,3,4,and 5 bedroom units in townhouse-style apartments.  On-site maintenance, playgrounds, and community spaces.

Affordable Housing

Moon Towers/Bluebell Tower

Housing Choice (Section 8)


Affordable housing options located on opposite ends of Galesburg, IL, these apartments offer 1,2, and 3 bedroom units, carpeted floors, and on-site maintenance.  Brentwood is located near abundant retail, and Prairieland offers a country-like setting on the edge of town.

Housing Choice (Section 8)

Housing Choice (Section 8)

Housing Choice (Section 8)


 The housing choice voucher program is the federal government's major program for assisting low-income families afford decent, safe, and sanitary housing in the private market. Participants are able to find their own housing, including single-family homes, townhouses and apartment complexes.

Application Update

Housing Choice (Section 8)

Application Update


 PH and HCVP applicants needing to submit an application update can download this form and mail it to the appropriate office. 

Participant Update

Housing Choice (Section 8)

Application Update


PH and HCVP participants needing to submit a household update can download this form and mail it to the appropriate office.

Online Update Form

Please tell us a little about the change you are reporting.

Applicant/Tenant Certification

By clicking "SEND" above, you are hereby certifying that information you submit is true and accurate to the best of your knowledge.  Falsifying or misrepresenting information submitted to the Knox County Housing Authority for the purposes of income, household, and rent determinations will result in adverse action, up to and including termination or denial of assistance and imprisonment/compensatory damages.  

Willingly committing fraud in connection with a housing program is a felony.