The Housing Authority of McDonough County (HAMC) rents a total of 303 apartment units across our 4 communities in Macomb and Bushnell, Illinois. We also support residents through our Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) rental assistance program.
Congress enacted the U.S. Housing Act of 1937 which established the Public Housing program.
The goal of this program has always been to provide decent, safe, and sanitary housing for low-income families.
As a result, Public Housing Agencies (PHAs) were established to develop, own and manage low-income housing.
The Housing Authority of McDonough County (HAMC) was established in 1941.
Provide affordable, decent, safe and sanitary housing opportunities in an environment free from discrimination for persons with limited income in McDonough County.
Improving the quality of life through access to education, employment, health, and recreational activities.
Promoting good citizenship through participation in community life.
Striving for excellence in our relationships, partnerships, and business practices.
Encouraging an environment of dignity comfort and a place to call "Home."
The Housing Authority of McDonough County seeks to put residents first!
We want to create a great atmosphere for our residents, which means staff and residents working together to create a sense of community.
In a survey conducted in the Fall of 2016, residents were asked what they liked best about living at the Housing Authority of McDonough County.
One resident said, "The people!" Another resident stated that it was the "very understanding management staff". Still another resident commented that it was a "peaceful, safe environment". A fellow resident added, "I love the community."
Perhaps most poignantly, one resident said it all: "It's home".
Our Community Rooms make great options for all of your parties, meetings, and events. Each of our locations has their own Community Room with optimal space and includes tables and chairs. Rent a room for your event today by filling our the Community Facilities Rental Application