Decatur Housing Authority


HCV/Section 8 program will begin accepting applications by first class regular mail only for a lottery generated waiting list with a local preference.  No applications will be accepted other than by first class regular mail – this means applications received by Federal Express, Express Mail or any other overnight service will not be eligible.  Applications will be available one day only, Tuesday, April 6, 2021 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Decatur Housing Authority’s administrative office located at 1808 East Locust Street, Decatur, IL 62521

Applications must be received at the Housing Authority by First class regular mail by Wednesday, April 7, 2021.  No applications will be accepted by any other means.  Duplicate applications will NOT be accepted.  If duplicate applications are received, both applications will be determined ineligible.   




Effective Tuesday, March 17, 2020 the offices of DHA will be closed to the public until further notice. DHA staff will still be available by telephone or email.  Rent payments may still be made by mail or drop box. You may report income changes by phone during this time period.  Necessary forms will also be available outside of our door at the main office located at 1808 E. Locust Street. We ask that all of our clients practice social distancing during this time period and refrain from having unnecessary visitors and contact with others.



COVID-19 Waiver Notification