Housing Authority of St. John the Baptist Parish
152 Joe Parquet Circle
La Place, St John the Baptist County, LA

985-652-9036

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Housing Authority of St. John the Baptist Parish administers a public housing program. The housing authority owns and manages 2 projects which contain 296 affordable rental units.

According to HUD, Housing Authority of St. John the Baptist Parish is determined to be a Medium Low public housing authority, meaning it manages between 250 - 499 public housing units.

Housing Authority of St. John the Baptist Parish 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)

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 St. John the Baptist Parish manages 2 rental properties which have an average inspection score of 46. The scores for properties managed by Housing Authority of St. John the Baptist Parish range from a high of 54 to a low of 38.

The highest scoring property in the Housing Authority of St. John the Baptist Parish portfolio is Laplace and the lowest scoring property is Reserve.

To be a passing score a public housing property must have a score of 60 or more. 0% of properties managed by Housing Authority of St. John the Baptist Parish 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 St. John the Baptist Parish owns and manages 296 public housing units in 2 properties.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for Housing Authority of St. John the Baptist Parish is $197.00 compared to the state average of $334.00.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for the state of Louisiana ranges from a low of $175.00 to a high of $529.00.

Source Resident Characteristics Report (hud.gov, 2013)

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 St. John the Baptist Parish.

Year Date Approved Plan PDF Document
2012 7/31/12 Plan
2011 7/31/12 Plan
2009 5/11/10 Plan
2008 1/15/09 Plan
2007 10/11/07 Plan
2006 9/29/06 Plan
2003 9/8/03 Plan
2002 9/20/02 Plan
2001 1/23/02 Plan
2000 3/21/01 Plan

Affordable Apartments in La Place from ApartmentSmart

2

Public Housing Projects

296

Public Housing Units

Medium Low (250 - 499)

Public Housing Size

No units

Section 8 Size

Low-Rent

Program Type

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