HOS Affordable Housing Program serves individuals whose income is at or below 50 percent of the Area Median Income for McHenry County. The program offers hope for families exiting HOS shelter services and the transitional apartment program while they still struggle with modest income levels. Families in the HOS affordable housing units are eligible for continued case management and counseling services. A resident’s rent is determined by housing unit size and income; Reasonable rents allow the families to manage their monthly budgets while getting to experience a new sense of self-reliance.
HOS owns and maintains a total of 19 properties scattered across McHenry County, mix of 1, 2 & 3 bedroom units. Total bed capacity amongst all of the units is 60 persons.