Wait List Application Information

The East Peoria Housing Authority offers two different housing programs:

  • Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program for lower income persons and families allowing them to rent on the open market from a private landlord and receive financial help with the rent.
  • Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Program for lower income persons, 55 and older to rent efficiencies and one-bedroom size units leased at Leisure Acres Phase I.

Applications for Housing Choice Voucher Program

Currently, our wait list is closed. We took over 600 applications on August 8, 2014. We expect the waitlist to be closed for 7-plus years. To find out when the next application date will be we recommend the following:

By Phone

Check back with our office periodically calling 309-698-4718 and listen to option 1. Application information is provided on a recorded message.


Continue to check our web page.

Journal Star & East Peoria Times-Courier

We publish a public notice in the East Peoria Times-Courier and in the Peoria Journal Star one week prior to the application date.

Applications for Project-Based Voucher Program

Applications for the Leisure Acres Phase I Project Based Voucher program are accepted on the second Wednesday of each month from 10 a.m. to noon at:
Housing Authority Office
401 W Washington Street
East Peoria, IL 61611

Persons 55 and older who wish to make an application must do so in person during this designated time. Placement on the wait list is based upon the date and time the application is made.

Elderly and/or disabled persons unable to physically come into the office to make an application may have someone pick the application up for them during the designated application time, or they may request an application be mailed to them.