Housing Authority of Jefferson Parish
1718 Betty Street Marrero, LA 70072

504-347-4381

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Housing Authority of Jefferson Parish administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 1 projects which contain 200 affordable rental units. It also administers 4,830 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Housing Authority of Jefferson Parish is determined to be a Small public housing authority, meaning it manages between 50 - 249 public housing units. Also according to the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the housing authority is designated as Large, meaning it administers 1,250 - 9,999 Section 8 vouchers.

Comparing the housing assistance distribution of Housing Authority of Jefferson Parish between Public Housing Units (4%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (96%) to that of all housing authorities in LA, Housing Authority of Jefferson Parish has a smaller proportion of public housing units than the average housing authority. The housing authority’s proportion of Section 8 vouchers under management is larger than the average housing authority in LA.

Source United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (hud.gov, 2014)

Latest Public Housing Inspection Scores What are REAC Scores?

Every public housing project is inspected every one to three years by HUD.

Housing Authority of Jefferson Parish manages one rental property which has an inspection score of 80. To be a passing score, a public housing property must have a score of 60 or more. Acre Road Project has a passing score.

Source United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (data.gov, 2014)

Waiting List Status:


The Section 8 and Public Housing programs administered by this housing authority are often over subscribed requiring the use of a waiting list. The waiting list would typically only open for brief periods. To find out of the waiting list is open or when it may open, please contact the housing authority directly.

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1

Public Housing Projects

200

Public Housing Units

4,830

Section 8 Vouchers

Small (50 - 249)

Public Housing Size

Large (1,250 - 9,999)

Section 8 Size

Combined

Program Type

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