Welcome to the Pike County Housing Authority

located in Pike County, Illinois!

General Information


The Pike County Housing Authority (PCHA) has available for review and comment their 2020 Utility Allowance Schedule (UAS) documentation.  This documentation indicates the allowances being given to PCHA clients to offset their 2020 Ameren electric utility billings.  The 2020 UAS has already been approved as a draft at PCHA’s 10/17/19 Board Meeting.  The 2020 UAS documentation will be available for review for a period of at least 30 days, beginning 11/20/19, and a public meeting will be held on 12/19/19 at 1:00p.m. to collect any and all comments regarding the 2020 UAS documentation.  At PCHA’s 12/19/19 Board Meeting it is planned to ratify the 2020 UAS as final.  The 2020 UAS documentation is available for review at the PCHA office located at 838 Mason Street, Barry, Illinois.  PCHA is an Equal Housing Provider and Equal Opportunity Employer.

PCHA Allowance Posting 2020


None currently

PHAS Scoring;

Pike County Housing Authority has been designated as a HUD Standard Performer for FYE 12/31/18.  See PHAS Score Report.

Pike County Housing Authority has been designated as a HUD Standard Performer for FYE 12/31/17.  See PHAS Score Report.

Pike County Housing Authority has been designated as a HUD High Performer for FYE 12/31/16.  See PHAS Score Report.

Pike County Housing Authority has been designated as a HUD Standard Performer for FYE 12/31/15.  See PHAS Score Report.

Pike County Housing Authority has been designated as a HUD Standard Performer for FYE 12/31/14.  See PHAS Score Report.

Mission Statement;

The mission of Pike County Housing Authority is to be the leader in making available safe, affordable housing for low and moderate income persons through effective management and the wise stewardship of public funds. We are dedicated to provide these communities with quality housing that is decent, well-maintained, and free of drugs and violent crimes. We shall do all of these things while serving our residents and communities with the highest degree of professional courtesy, empathy and respect.

Vision Statement;

Pike County Housing Authority’s vision is to serve the needs for medium to low income persons with affordable and adequate housing while promoting their self-sufficiency and economic independence.

Applicant Information

Pike County Housing Authority manages 228 units of PUBLIC HOUSING ONLY.

Pike County Housing Authority does not have a Section 8 or Housing Choice Voucher program.

Pike County Housing Authority is only able to offer assistance in Pike County, Illinois.

Office Contact Information
Office Hours
Meet The Staff

Legal Contact Information

Applicant Information;

Apply For Housing Online – Here
Printable Application & Required Documents – PCHA Application & Required Documentation Checklist
Admissions & Continued Occupancy Policy – June 2019
– Grievance Policy
Tenant Selection/Approval Policy
Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Policy
VAWA Notice Of Occupancy Rights
VAWA Certification Form
VAWA Emergency Transfer Plan
VAWA Emergency Transfer Request Form
HUD FY 2019 Income Limits
HUD FY 2018 Median Family Income
PCHA Lease
– Lease Attachment A – Pet Policy
Pet Permit
– Lease Attachment B – Firearms & Weapons Policy
– Lease Attachment C – No Smoking Policy
Flat Rent Policy
Satellite Dish Policy
Satellite Dish Request
No Trespass Policy
– No Trespass List 7.26.18
Applicant Price List
Utility Allowance 2019
Community Service & Self Sufficiency Policy & Forms
Illinois Quitline
OSH Smokefree Flyer – English
OSH Smokefree Flyer – Spanish
CDC – HUD Partnership

The Pike County Housing Authority accepts applications in many number of ways.  You may either apply online above, print out a application above and return it to us either by mail, fax, or in person at our office, contact us to have one mailed to you, etc.  Please fill out the application completely in order to guarantee speedy processing.  Incomplete applications will result in delays.  If you have any questions at all regarding the application process, please do not hesitate to call us.

Tenant Information


Please use the “PAY YOUR BILL” link above to pay your rent.  Once you have clicked above, on the next screen you will simply click the section on the right for existing residents to pay your rent.  You will then be walked through the steps needed in order to create an account.  You will need to know your tenant ID#.  If you do not know this number, simply call the office and we will get it for you.  The only other thing that you will need is just your billing address information and you will be done.  Once you have already created an account then you will simply just have to log on to your account at the above link.

THE ABOVE METHOD OF CREDIT CARD PAYMENT IS PREFERRED!  By using this method you will be able to set up automatic payments, view your current balance, and will automatically add the $3.00 convenience fee to your payment.  Also, this method will allow for payments to be posted to your account in a much timelier fashion.

IF YOU CANNOT GET THE ABOVE METHOD TO WORK, PLEASE USE THE METHOD BELOW.    Please use the “PAY YOUR BILL” link below to make your payment.  Using this method you will need to manually add the $3.00 convenience fee to your payment.


Either of the above payment methods are completely secure.  If there are any questions please do not hesitate to call the office, hours and contact information are here.  You may also call or come into the office with your credit/debit card information if you do not want to process it online.