Housing Authority of City of Opelousas
906 E Laurent Street
Opelousas, Saint Landry Parish, LA


Public Housing Waiting List Status

Affordable Housing Online is tracking the status of the Housing Authority of City of Opelousas Public Housing Waiting Lists. This is what we know as of our most recent update September 11th, 2015.

The Housing Authority of Opelousas (HAO) is not accepting Public Housing waiting list pre-applications at this time.

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Housing Authority of City of Opelousas administers a public housing program. The housing authority owns and manages 3 projects which contain 690 affordable rental units.

According to HUD, Housing Authority of City of Opelousas is determined to be a Medium High public housing authority, meaning it manages between 500 - 1,249 public housing units.

Housing Authority of City of Opelousas is among the 38% of Louisiana housing authorities that only offer public housing. Section 8 assistance in its target area is administered by another nearby housing authority.

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

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 Housing Authority of City of Opelousas.

Year Date Approved Plan PDF Document
2012 4/23/12 Plan
2011 5/26/11 Plan
2010 5/20/10 Plan
2009 10/21/09 Plan
2008 9/25/08 Plan
2007 7/25/07 Plan
2006 10/27/06 Plan
2005 7/18/05 Plan
2004 5/7/04 Plan
2003 6/24/03 Plan
2002 6/12/02 Plan
2001 5/24/01 Plan
2000 6/15/00 Plan