Our mission is to promote and provide quality housing
while encouraging upward mobility and a better quality of life.
Our vision is creating housing that families and communities can be proud of.
The Menard County Housing Authority (MCHA) has been serving Menard County, Illinois since 1947 by providing safe, decent and sanitary housing for its low income residents. Since that time, many things have changed but not our commitment to excellence. Menard County Housing Authority now administers Housing Choice Vouchers, Project Based Vouchers, Tenant Protection Vouchers and Emergency Housing Vouchers in more than 20 Counties in Illinois!
The city of Petersburg is the County Seat of Menard County (Central Illinois.) Petersburg is a vibrant small town with a population of approximately 2,200 residents, and is located approximately 20 miles northwest of Springfield, IL, the Illinois state capital.
Tourists are drawn to Menard County on a seasonal basis. New Salem State Park is located just south of the Petersburg city limits, and additional tourism and shopping destinations are located within various local communities. Learn More About Petersburg and Menard County.