Our Mission

The mission of HAMV is to provide the opportunity for decent, safe, and affordable housing that will meet the needs of individuals and families in the city of Mt. Vernon, Illinois as well as providing oppportunities to position assisted individuals and families for success.


Housing Programs

Housing Choice Voucher

A Tenant-Based Voucher is a component of the Federal Housing Choice Voucher Program. A voucher is provided to an eligible family or individual, which allows them to locate housing of their choice, including single-family homes, townhouses, apartments, and mobile homes.


College Oaks of Mt. Vernon

College Oaks of Mt. Vernon is a Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) property containing fifty (50) single family three (3) and four (4) bedroom units.


Rose Lane Apartments

Rose Lane Apartments is a Federally funded development consisting of 112 units of one and two bedrooms. The development is located in a residential area of Mt. Vernon just off of Broadway and 42nd Street.

News & Announcements

We are saddened by the passing of long time Housing Authority Commissioner Joe Wilks. Commissioner Wilks served on our Housing Authority board for over thirty years, his dedication and love for our residents and the community will be greatly missed.