The Heartland

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Apartments are immediately available!

The Heartland is a HUD-subsidized retirement community located in the heart of Peoria, Illinois.  This three-story community consists of 150 apartments for older adults over the age of 62 and mobility impaired individuals over the age of 18.  Income limitations are determined by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

The community is located two blocks from the Peoria Civic Center and adjacent to Senior World. We are minutes from all area hospitals, downtown Peoria, shopping malls, Dozer Park, and convenient to public transportation.

Our residents enjoy frequent parties, potluck suppers, bingo, and other social activities which are held in the community room. Our community actively participates in RHF’s Project H.A.N.D.S.

A Social Service Coordinator is available for residents’ personal needs.

The Heartland is a smoke-free community.

Call us today at 309-637-0066 or e-mail us at to schedule a tour.

One Bedroom Apartments Include:

  • Full Kitchen
  • Bathroom with Safety Features
  • Emergency Call System
  • Heating and Air Conditioning
  • Included Utilities (except telephone/cable)
  • Window Treatments
  • Rent Based on Income

Building Amenities Include:

  • On-Site Laundry Room
  • On-Site Parking
  • Library and Fully equipped Community Room
  • Convenient to Public Transportation and Close to Bus Stop
  • Senior Meals Program
  • Monthly Building Newsletter
  • Outdoor Pavilion in the back of the building with patio sitting area.
  • On-Call Security Personnel


We hope this section helps answer a few of the questions you may have. If you would like more information, please call The Heartlands at 309-637-0066. We look forward to hearing from you!

What are the age requirements for living at The Heartlands?

You must be at least 62 or have mobility impairment; however, we do have a limited number of age waivers for those who are between the ages of 52-61.

How many bedrooms and what is the size of the apartment?

All of our apartments have one bedroom and it is 544 sq.ft.

Do I have to pay utilities?

All necessary utilities (water/electricity) are included in the amount of the rent. Telephone and cable will be your responsibility. Free cable television is provided in the community room only.

Do you accept pets? Is there a deposit for my pet?

Yes, we welcome small pets, and there is a minimal deposit for your pet.

How is rent calculated?

Resident rent is based on approximately 30% of income. A good estimate of your rent would be to take 30% of your gross annual income and divide it by 12 months. This will give you an estimate of what your monthly rent could be.

Visit Us:

607 N. Hightower
Peoria, IL 61605

Contact Us:

tel  309-637-0066
fax  309-637-0705