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Our website is currently undergoing construction. ESLHA apologizes for any inconvenience and appreciates your patience during this time of construction. Thank you.

                                -Mildred A. Motley

Mission Statement
Promote, through a cooperative relationship with residents, safe, decent, and sanitary affordable housing to enhance the quality of life for all residents and create innovative programs that will foster economic independence. In order to achieve this mission, we will:

Provide excellent and positive professional management, services, and communications.
Develop and maintain a mutual respect and partnership with residents.
Encourage and maintain community concern and involvement.
Hire, develop, and retain well-trained, efficient employees.
Require innovation and accountability in the utilization of all ESLHA resources.

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Affordable Housing in East St. Louis

Everyone deserves safe, affordable housing. East St. Louis Housing Authority provides public housing to low-income residents throughout the area. We aim to recognize residents as our ultimate customers, maintain a competitive housing stock, and provide excellence in housing services. We also strive to maintain financial stability and economic independence. If you are looking for affordable housing, contact us.

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The Waiting List for Zeroe and 1 Bedroom Apartments is open as of June 15, 2017. Applications are available at: 

700 North 20th Street   East St Louis, IL 62205

About Us

The East St. Louis Housing Authority is a nonprofit charter organization that is funded by the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development. For more than 50 years, we have been providing affordable and sustainable housing to low-income residents in East Saint Louis, Illinois. We work to create more affordable, healthier neighborhoods and communities while valuing our customers, staff, and partners.

Safe, sustainable housing enhances the quality of life of residents and fosters economic independence. Contact us to find out more about our programs.


Thank you for your interest. For questions or comments, please use the information listed here. We look forward to hearing from you soon.

Phone : (618) 646-7100
Emergency After-Hours Number: (618) 646-7200
Public Safety Contact Number: (618) 225-0377

Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

700 N 20th Street
East St. Louis, IL 62205

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