Housing Authority of Natchitoches Parish
525 4th Street
Natchitoches, Natchitoches Parish, LA

318-357-0553

Section 8 Waiting List Status: Open Indefinitely

Affordable Housing Online is tracking the status of the Housing Authority of Natchitoches Parish Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List. This is what we know as of our most recent update on September 16th, 2015.

Please note: Housing Authority of Natchitoches Parish covers the Towns of Campti, Clarence, Cloutierville, Marthaville, Natchez, Provencal, and Robeline, LA; with the exception of Natchitoches, LA. Please click the link provided for information on that area.

The Housing Authority of Natchitoches Parish (HANP) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open. This waiting list is open indefinitely.

To apply, visit the HANP to submit a pre-application in person, located at 529 4th St., Natchitoches, LA 71457, from 7:30 am until 4:30 pm CT, Monday-Thursday.

Be sure to bring these documents with you when applying: Photo IDs for all adult household members. All adult household members must be present when applying.

The HANP does not have a preference.

Qualified applicants will be placed by the date and time the pre-application is received.

For more information, call the HANP office at (318) 357-0553 from 7:30 am until 5:30 pm, Monday-Thursday.

Public Housing Waiting List Status : Open

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

The Housing Authority of Natchtoches Parish (HANP) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list pre-applications for families and senior/disabled households.


The HANP offers one Public Housing community with 92 units for families and senior/disabled households, ranging in size from 1 to 4 bedrooms.

To apply, visit the HANP to submit a pre-application in person, located at 100 Butler St., Campti, LA 71411, from 8:00 am until 11:00 am, Monday-Thursday.

Be sure to bring these documents with you when applying: Proof of all income, and photo IDs for all adult household members. All adult household members must be present when applying for Public Housing.

The HANP does not have a preference.

Qualified applicants will be placed by the date and time the pre-application is received.

For more information, call the HANP office at 318-476-3401, from 8:00 am until 5:00 pm, Monday-Thursday.

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Housing Authority of Natchitoches Parish administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 1 projects which contain 92 affordable rental units. It also administers 334 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Housing Authority of Natchitoches 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 Medium Low, meaning it administers 250 - 499 Section 8 vouchers.

Comparing the housing assistance distribution of Housing Authority of Natchitoches Parish between Public Housing Units (22%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (78%) to that of all housing authorities in Louisiana, Housing Authority of Natchitoches 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 Louisiana.

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, Housing Authority of Natchitoches Parish scored an average of 93 points as of the last set of publicly available data. The housing authority had a high score of 100 in 2004 and a low score of 81 in 2001. The average SEMAP Score for Housing Authorities in Louisiana is 71.21.

Housing Authority of Natchitoches Parish 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 Housing Authority of Natchitoches Parish.

Year Date Approved Plan PDF Document
2011 7/28/11 Plan
2010 5/20/10 Plan
2008 9/25/08 Plan
2007 7/25/07 Plan
2006 10/27/06 Plan
2004 5/4/04 Plan
2003 6/9/03 Plan
2002 5/29/02 Plan
2001 7/2/01 Plan
2000 7/6/00 Plan