Adams County, IL

Housing Authorities

There are 2 Housing Authorities that serve Adams County, IL. You can give them a call or send an email to see which PHA has jurisdiction in your area.

Housing Authorities Adams County, IL

There are 2 Housing Authorities listed below for Adams County. Click on the "+" below to view each HAs. Call to inquire about their jurisdiction.

Quincy Housing Authority
540 Harrison Street
Quincy, IL 62301
IL016 combined Adams


(217) 222-0720
(217) 222-0865


Rocky Murry
Board Chairperson
Jerry Gille
Executive Director

Adams County Housing Authority
104 North Adams
Clayton, IL 62324
IL046 low-rent Adams


(217) 894-7022
(217) 894-6338


R. Richard Howell
Board Chairperson
A. Jean Cowen
Executive Director

How can Housing Authorities Help?

Housing Authorities (also called "Public Housing Authorities" or "Public Housing Agencies") are privately run, non-profit organizations in charge of overseeing public housing programs in a county or metro area.

Although they are privately run, Housing Authorities are government sanctioned and federally funded.

Adams County

Adams County has 2 Housing Authorities. You can call or email them to see which PHA serves your area. Find their contact information above.

PHAs may do just the Housing Voucher Choice Program (Section 8), low-rent public housing, or both.

Wait Lists

There is a widespread shortage of affordable public housing in Illinois. Most PHAs have a wait list of 1-2 years or more. PHAs may close the wait list when the list is too long.

You may consider checking PHAs in surrounding areas if you do not mind living in a nearby county.

Public Housing Authorities are free and are there to help you find affordable housing. Feel free to reach out to several housing authorities if needed.

Housing Authorities on this page apply to the following cities in Adams County, Illinois: Quincy, Liberty, Camp Point, Mendon, Payson, Fowler, Clayton, Ursa, Golden, Loraine, Plainville, La Prairie, Lima, Paloma, and Coatsburg.

These housing authorities apply to the following ZIP codes in Adams County, Illinois: 62301, 62305, 62347, 62320, 62351, 62360, 62338, 62324, 62376, 62339, 62349, 62365, 62346, 62348, 62359, 62325, and 62306.

Adams County, IL is considered part of the following metro area: QUINCY, IL-MO.

Other counties in the same metro area are: Adams County, MO.

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Housing Authorities are approved by the HUD.

Last updated on February 25, 2020