City of Thibodaux Office of Housing & Community Development (Section 8)
112 St. Mary Street
Thibodaux, Lafourche Parish, LA

985-446-7217 http://www.ci.thibodaux.la.us/departments/housing/index.asp

Section 8 Waiting List Status: Closed

The City of Thibodaux Office of Housing & Community Development (CTOHCD) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. The waiting list was last open for five days, in June 2015.


Please note: This application must have been submitted in person only at the CTOHCD office between the hours of 8:00 am and 12:00 pm, and 1:00 pm and 4:00 pm on the dates listed above. 

If a person could not fill out the application on their own because of age or disability, the must have sent someone to the office on their behalf. 

The CTOHCD noted these preferences: extremely low poverty, elderly, disabled.

After the preferences were sorted, the CTOHCD selected applicants by random lottery. 200 applicants were selected.

For more information, visit the CTOHCD office at 112 St. Mary Street, Thibodaux, Louisiana 70302, or call 985-446-7217.


Did you know that you can apply for Section 8 anywhere in the country? If your local Section 8 waiting list is closed, you can apply to programs elsewhere. See all open waiting lists across the country on our Waiting Lists page.

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The City of Thibodaux Office of Housing & Community Development (Section 8) administers a Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority administers 255 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, City of Thibodaux Office of Housing & Community Development (Section 8) is designated as Medium Low, meaning it administers 250 - 499 Section 8 vouchers.

City of Thibodaux Office of Housing & Community Development (Section 8) is among the 37% of Louisiana housing authorities that only offer Section 8 voucher assistance. If there are any public housing units available in the target area, those units are administered by another housing authority.

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

SEMAP Performance What are SEMAP Scores?

Each year HUD reviews and scores the housing authority’s Section 8 program management based on 14 different criteria. This score is a reflection of how well the housing authority manages the Section 8 waiting list, the physical quality of housing assisted with Section 8 and the financial management of the program.

From 2001 to 2009, City of Thibodaux Office of Housing & Community Development (Section 8) scored an average of 87 points as of the last set of publicly available data. The housing authority had a high score of 100 in 2005 and a low score of 71 in 2004. The average SEMAP Score for Housing Authorities in Louisiana is 71.21.

City of Thibodaux Office of Housing & Community Development (Section 8) has an average score that is more than the average Louisiana housing authority. Higher SEMAP scores indicate more effective financial management, a smoother waiting list process and higher quality physical conditions at assisted properties.

Source President's Open Government Directive (hud.gov/offices/pih/, 2012)

Housing Authority Annual and 5 Year Plans

Public housing agencies, also called public housing authorities, which receive funding from HUD, are required to submit and receive approval from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development of both an Annual Plan and a 5 Year Plan. These plans establish each housing authority’s policies, strategies, programs and operations for meeting the housing needs of persons within their target area.

The housing authority plans include specific details about the cost of renovations to real estate (also known as capital improvements), changes to Section 8 HCV policies, planned redevelopment of public housing projects and other major administrative changes.

Following are the HUD-approved public housing agency plans for City of Thibodaux Office of Housing & Community Development (Section 8).

Year Date Approved Plan PDF Document
2010 12/29/09 Plan
2009 11/20/08 Plan
2008 12/5/07 Plan
2007 3/6/07 Plan
2006 3/1/06 Plan
2005 5/13/05 Plan
2004 12/14/03 Plan
2003 2/27/03 Plan
2002 12/20/01 Plan
2001 3/22/01 Plan
2000 6/1/00 Plan