Waukegan Housing Authority

Online Waiting List Application

215 S Martin Luther King Jr Ave . Waukegan, IL 60085 . (847) 244-1595 .

Welcome to the Waukegan Housing Authority (WHA) Mainstream Voucher program waiting list application.

This web-based process will assist you in applying for a place on the waiting list for the Mainstream Voucher program (MVP).  Apply at any time while the wait list is open (see “Registration Status” box to the right for wait list status).  WHA will conduct a sort of all eligible applications and place qualified applicants on the Waukegan Housing Authority MVP waiting list. 

In order to qualify for the MVP program, your household MUST include a non-elderly (age 18 - 61) person with a disability who is:

* Transitioning out of institutional or other segregated setting, or

* At serious risk of institutionalization, or

* Homeless, or

* At risk of becoming homeless.


Upon completion of registration, write down the tracking number for your records.  Applicants can return to this page while in pending status to confirm that their application has been received.  Once your application has been processed, a notice will be sent to you at the address you provided.

To successfully apply, you will need to provide the Waukegan Housing Authority with the following information:

First and last names of all members of your household

Social security numbers for all members of your household

The total gross annual income of your household.  This includes Supplemental Security Income (SSI), wages, Social Security, General Assistance, child support, and any other income received

A valid address to which the WHA staff can send correspondence

A valid phone number at which the WHA can contact you


In order to meet the Waukegan Housing Authority’s eligibility criteria, please note the following:

Provide accurate information.  Submission of false information or misrepresentation will result in disqualification from the lottery and may result in loss of eligibility to participate in the Mainstream Voucher Program.

Only one application per household. Submission of multiple applications will result in disqualification from the lottery.

Applicant must not exceed the Very Low Income Limit


VERY LOW INCOME LIMITS (by family size)

1 Person = $31,200

2 Person = $35,650

3 Person = $40,100

4 Person = $44,550

5 Person = $48,150

6 Person = $51,700

7 Person = $55,250

8 Person = $58,850


Please note that this is not an official HUD form and is used only for determining eligibility for placement on the Housing Choice Voucher Program waiting list.

Registration Status

Enrollment Period:
09/10/2019 12:01am - 01/15/2020 12:00am

Current Time: 01/22/2022 8:07am

Registration is currently closed. If you have a tracking number you can check your enrollment status below.

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