Welcome to the Pike County Housing Authority

located in Pike County, Illinois!

General Information

Pike County Housing Authority is an Equal Housing Provider and Equal Opportunity Employer.

PUBLIC NOTICE – The Pike County Housing Authority will have available for comment their 2017 Capital Fund Program Grant submission documents.  These documents may be viewed at the PCHA office located at 838 Mason Street, Barry, IL 62312 starting July 19th, 2017 during normal business hours from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. & 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.  These documents will be available for comment for a period of 45 days, after which a public hearing will be held in the PCHA office on September 5th, 2017 at 1:00 p.m.  Please see the CFP 2017 Full Submission.

CLOSED  This project has been awarded to the low bidder Trotter General Contracting.  The Pike County Housing Authority received sealed bids for Window Replacement (Revised) funded under Modernization No. IL01P071-501-16 at Projects IL-71-1/Barry, IL-71-10/Barry, IL-71-13/Pittsfield, IL-71-14/New Canton, and IL-71-15/Pittsfield in Pike County, Illinois.  Bids were submitted in a single lump sum proposal.  Bids were received until 2:00 p.m., prevailing time on the 8th day of June 2017, at the office of the Pike County Housing Authority, (PCHA),838 Mason Street Barry, IL 62312, at which time and place all bids were publicly opened and read aloud.

Pike County Housing Authority has finalized updating their No Smoking Policy.  The new policy was approved as a draft at our 12/15/16 Board Meeting and was available for public comment for a period of 45 days starting 12/7/16 through the 1/19/17 Board Meeting, where it was ratified into permanent status.  Please see the new Pike County Housing Authority No Smoking Policy.  This policy is also available for review at our office during normal business hours.

Pike County Housing Authority has finalized updating their Admissions and Continued Occupancy Policy (ACOP).  The new policy was approved as a draft at our 10/20/16 Board Meeting and was available for public comment for a period of 45 days starting 9/30/16 through the 11/17/16 Board Meeting, where it was ratified into permanent status.  Please see the new ACOP Policy.  This policy is also available for review at our office during normal business hours.

Pike County Housing Authority has finalized updating their Annual Plan.  The new plan was approved as a draft at our 10/20/16 Board Meeting and was available for public comment for a period of 45 days starting 9/14/16 through the 11/17/16 Board Meeting, where it was ratified into permanent status.  As a small qualified public housing authority, PCHA is only required to submit an annual Civil Rights Certification every year and a full plan every 5 years, which was done last year.  We elected to make available all elements of the plan that have changed during the course of the year that would have been submitted during the 5 year plan process.  See Annual Plan 2016 Part 1Annual Plan 2016 Part 2Annual Plan 2016 Part 3.  See Civil Rights Certification 2016.  These documents are also available for review at our office during normal business hours.

Pike County Housing Authority has their Annual Plan 2015 also available.  See 2015 Annual Plan.

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.

Apply For Housing Online – Here
NEW – Print Application – PCHA Application
Admissions & Continued Occupancy Policy
– Grievance Policy
Tenant Selection/Approval Policy
NEW – Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Policy
NEW – VAWA Notice Of Occupancy Rights
NEW – VAWA Certification Form
NEW – VAWA Emergency Transfer Plan
NEW – VAWA Emergency Transfer Request Form
HUD FY 2017 Income Limits
HUD FY 2017 Median Family Income
PCHA Lease
Lease Attachment A – Pet Policy
Lease Attachment B – Firearms & Weapons Policy
Lease Attachment C – No Smoking Policy
– Illinois Quitline
– OSH Smokefree Flyer – English
– OSH Smokefree Flyer – Spanish
– CDC – HUD Partnership
Flat Rent Policy
– Flat Rent 2017
Trespass Policy
– No Trespass List 3.29.17  
Applicant Price List
Utility Allowances
Pike County Housing Authority Community Service & Self Sufficiency Policy & Cure Forms
Office Contact Information
NEW – Legal Contact Information
Office Hours
Meet The Staff

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

PAY YOUR BILL

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.

PAY YOUR BILL

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.