INFORMATION FOR TENANTS

The U.S. Department of Treasury’s (“Treasury”) Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) program makes funding available to assist households that are unable to pay rent or utilities.  The funds were provided directly to states, U.S. territories, local governments, and (in the case of the first program, ERA1) to Indian tribes or Tribally Designated Housing Entities, as applicable,…

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2022 Flat and Ceiling rents study

In accordance with HUD regulations HALC has completed its 2022 Flat and Ceiling rents study for the Public Housing Program. The proposed Flat and Ceiling rents shall take effect on January 1, 2022. Records pertaining to the survey are available for inspection at 526 E. Norris Drive, Ottawa, IL.  If you wish to submit written…

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Eviction Moratorium

Please be aware of the changes in Illinois law regarding evictions.  Late penalties have been reinstated and you may now be evicted for failure to pay rent.  Now is the time to catch up on any past due rent. More information on the changes and the new Tenant Declaration form can be found on IHDA’s…

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Utility Allowances for 2021

In accordance with HUD regulations, HALC has completed its 2021 Utility Allowance study for the Public Housing and Section 8 Voucher programs. The proposed utility allowances shall take effect on October 1, 2021. Records pertaining to the survey are available for inspection at 526 East Norris Drive, Ottawa, IL 61350. If you wish to submit…

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RENT PAYMENT DURING THE PANDEMIC

RENT PAYMENT   We have received a number of phone calls regarding rent payment due to the Coronavirus Pandemic.  Rent is still due and payable.  HUD has placed a 120-day moratorium on evictions for non-payment.  This means the Housing Authority will not file a court case until the end of July, however, rent is still…

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