Public Housing

NEW UTILITY ASSISTANCE CARDS COMING:
NOTICE TO ALL CURRENT SHA DEBIT CARD HOLDERS

Bank of Springfield (BOS) is excited to be the new debit card provider for SHA effective October 1, 2017. The Visa debit cards work at any location that Visa is accepted. BOS has a number of surcharge-free BOS ATM’s located throughout Sangamon County. BOS also has two surcharge-free ATM networks, Money Pass and AlphaLink Alliance Network, which provide over 23,000 ATM locations nationwide. You can check your balance, access information, and/or report the card as lost/stolen through the 1-800 number located on the back of the card. BOS has three full service branches in Springfield and one in Chatham to serve you:

*2600 Stevenson Dr *850 E Madison St *3400 Wabash Ave *1140 Commercial Ct (Chatham)

ATM and branch locations can be viewed by going to their website at www.bankwithbos.com. To speak to a BOS Representative, you can call 217-529-5555 or toll-free at 1-877-698-3278.
ATM and branch locations can be viewed by going to their website at www.bankwithbos.com To speak to a BOS Representative, you can call 217-529-5555 or toll-free at 1-877-698-3278. DO NOT DESTROY YOUR CURRENT PNC DEBIT CARD AS IT IS ACTIVE THROUGH 9/30/17. Once you have verified your PNC card has a $0 balance, it should be destroyed. Funds will be loaded on your BOS debit card effective October 1, 2017.

Applications

Applications can be obtained during office hours (Monday-Friday 8:00 am until 4:30 pm) at 200 N. 11th Street, Springfield, Illinois or can be requested to be mailed via telephone (217-753-5757). Applications should be submitted with all appropriate documentation as outlined in the application packet for processing in person during office.

Processing

Your application is processed into the system and put in order by date and time. Once the application process begins, there is certain criterion, which must be met:

Landlord History for 3 years: Criminal History:
  • No record of disturbance or destruction.
  • Payment of rent timely
  • No misdemeanor criminal activity for 3 years.
  • No felonious activity for 10 years.

Springfield Housing Authority currently has 881 units throughout Springfield. Of these, 407 units are designated for families, 462 are designated for seniors, 227 are designated for a special needs population, and 12 are designated for homeownership.

 

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2017 Maintenance Charge Schedule

The 2017 Maintenance Charge Schedule is attached below and can be located at each of the two hi-rises, Johnson Park, Brandon Drive, Truman Road, and 200th North 11th Street. Copies are available per request.

2017 Maintenance Charge Schedule

 

AMP I

These properties include single-family dwellings, duplex dwellings, and garden style apartments in North Springfield.

If interested in these properties, please contact Lawrence Harris at (217) 753-5757 ext. 402, lawrenceh@sha1.org

AMP II and VII

These properties include single-family dwellings, duplex dwellings, and garden style apartments in South Springfield.

If interested in these properties, please contact Adrienne Grover at (217) 753-5757 ext. 410, adrienneg@sha1.org.

AMP III

These properties include Hi-Rises for seniors and disabled throughout the Springfield Area.

Senior buildings boast on-site services such as:

  • Beauty Salons
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Daily Lunch Programs
  • Libraries
Senior apartments are within secure buildings and have interior amenities that include:
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Microwaves
  • Emergency Pull Cords
  • Handicap Accommodations
  • Walk-In Showers
 

If interested in these properties, please contact Robin Dowis at (217) 753-5757 ext. 401, robind@sha1.org

AMP IV, VI, and VIII

These properties are designated for homeownership. See FSS/Homeownership tab for more information.

If interested in these properties, please contact Lawrence Harris at (217) 753-5757 ext. 402, lawrenceh@sha1.org

To print out Springfield Housing Authority’s application, please click on the link below.

Springfield Housing Authority Application