Welcome to
Greater Metropolitan Area Housing Authority
of Rock Island County


To ensure that the quality of air and the safety of residents at our properties, the Greater Metropolitan Area Housing Authority of Rock Island County have declared that all properties owned and operated by the Authority are smoke-free buildings. Smoking is not permitted in any area of the buildings, including apartments. Smoking is further prohibited within fifteen (15) feet of any entrance point to these buildings.

Smoking is not permitted anywhere in the building, including all interior common areas, elevators, and individual dwelling units, in accordance with the following guidelines. Effective on April 1, 2014, all current residents, all employees, all guests, and all new residents of the Authority upon this date will be prohibited from smoking anywhere in the Authority buildings, including in apartment units. Any current residents who have entered into a Lease Agreement prior to April 1, 2014 who smokes must sign and date two (2) copies of the temporary smoking exemption form, allowing them to smoke ONLY in their apartment.

Public Notice:

The project-based waiting list for Hometown Harbor East Moline, located at 1011 49th Avenue, East Moline, IL is opening on Monday, November 30, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. Applications will be accepted on-line at the here. Only persons 62 years of age and older may apply for this program.

To apply, click on the following link: Apply for Housing.

After you have successfully applied, you will receive a receipt with a confirmation number and instructions for checking your status online at www.waitlistcheck.com. Status information will only be available online.

Our Mission Statement:

"Working together to provide and maintain quality housing that is safe, secure and affordable."

The Greater Metropolitan Area Housing Authority of Rock Island County (GMAHA) provides quality, affordable housing to low and moderate income individuals in the Rock Island County area. We are committed to providing programs and services that enrich the lives of our residents.

I invite you to explore our website and learn more about GMAHA's programs and services.

—Diane M. Fuller, Executive Director