Housing Authority of the City of Natchitoches
536 Culbertson Lane Natchitoches, LA 71457

318-352-9774

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Housing Authority of the City of Natchitoches administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 2 projects which contain 398 affordable rental units. It also administers 450 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Housing Authority of the City of Natchitoches is determined to be a Medium Low public housing authority, meaning it manages between 250 - 499 public housing units. Also according to the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the housing authority is designated as Medium Low, meaning it administers 250 - 499 Section 8 vouchers.

Comparing the housing assistance distribution of Housing Authority of the City of Natchitoches between Public Housing Units (47%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (53%) to that of all housing authorities in LA, Housing Authority of the City of Natchitoches has a larger 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 the City of Natchitoches manages 2 rental properties which have an average inspection score of 84. The scores for properties managed by Housing Authority of the City of Natchitoches range from a high of 84 to a low of 83.

The highest scoring property in the Housing Authority of the City of Natchitoches portfolio is Brahma Drive/blanchard and the lowest scoring property is East Natchitoches.

To be a passing score a public housing property must have a score of 60 or more. 100% of properties managed by Housing Authority of the City of Natchitoches have a passing score.

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

Total Tenant Payment Percentages What is Total Tenant Payment?

Tenants in public housing pay rent based on their income. Generally, the Total Tenant Payment (TTP) is 30% of the tenant’s adjusted income. Housing Authority of the City of Natchitoches owns and manages 398 public housing units in 2 properties.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for Housing Authority of the City of Natchitoches is $328.00 compared to the state average of $0.00.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for the state of LA ranges from a low of $0.00 to a high of $0.00.

Source Resident Characteristics Report (hud.gov, 2013)

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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2

Public Housing Projects

398

Public Housing Units

450

Section 8 Vouchers

Medium Low (250 - 499)

Public Housing Size

Medium Low (250 - 499)

Section 8 Size

Combined

Program Type

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