The City Of Marion Housing Authority

The City Of Marion Housing Authority,  was formed in January of 1978. It began with a small Section 8 Existing Certificate Program.

In 1981 the first development, the Homer Butler High-Rise, was built. Today, the Housing Authority manages 328 public housing units, and has a Housing Choice Voucher Program issuing 120 vouchers.


Public Housing Units


Housing Choice Vouchers


VASH Vouchers

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If you’re interested in public housing within the City of Marion, you can apply online. Start with the pre-application, when you have completed the pre-application, return to our office on either a Wednesday or Friday, along with the following information:

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Public Housing is limited to low-income families + individuals. If you’re interested in Public Housing or the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program within the City of Marion, you may pick up an application from the Housing Authority office during regular business hours.

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The Housing Choice Voucher Program is the federal government’s major program for assisting very low-income families, including the elderly and the disabled, to afford decent, safe and sanitary housing in the private market.

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    Monday through Friday
    8:30 a.m. – 12:00 Noon
    1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

    (618) 997-1258 – Office

    (618) 997-2680- Fax

    The City Of Marion Housing Authority
    501 North Market Street
    Marion, IL 62959