Greater Metropolitan Area Housing Authority of Rock Island County IL010
  • 621 17th Avenue
  • East Moline, IL 61244-2036
  • Phone: (309) 755-4527
  • Fax: (309) 751-4944
  • TDD: 1 (800) 545-1833 x820

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

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Section 8 Housing Income Limits & Payment Standards

GMAHA's jurisdiction is Rock Island County except for the cities of Moline and Rock Island. We do not assist in the cities of Moline or Rock Island as they have their own program.

Fiscal Year 2019 Income Limits – By Number of Persons in Household (Effective 04-24-2019)
1 2 3 4
$25,450 $29,100 $32,750 $36,350
5 6 7 8
$39,300 $42,200 $45,100 $48,000
Payment Standards – By Bedroom Size (Effective 12-01-2019)
0 1 2 3 4 5
$576 $676 $855 $1,130 $1,285 $1,478

Rent plus utilities are not to exceed the above amounts for each voucher size. If you do exceed the above amount, you will have to pay the difference. HUD will not allow you to pay more than 40% of your adjusted income on your portion of rent plus utilities.


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.

The Greater Metropolitan Area Housing Authority of Rock Island County does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, sex, national origin, age, familial status, ancestry, handicap or marital status.

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