City of Thibodaux Office of Housing and Community Development

112 St. Mary Street
Thibodaux, Lafourche Parish, Louisiana 70301

City of Thibodaux Office of Housing and Community Development is a housing authority that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Mainstream Voucher programs. As of October 17th, 2021, City of Thibodaux Office of Housing and Community Development has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

City of Thibodaux Office of Housing and Community Development serves Thibodaux.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting List Status
Thibodaux, Louisiana Housing Choice Voucher Open Soon
Thibodaux, Louisiana Mainstream Housing Choice Voucher Closed

Open City of Thibodaux Office of Housing and Community Development Waiting Lists

During the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, some waiting list openings may be postponed until further notice. Application methods may change, as well. Visit the housing authority's website for the latest on its current operations, if one is available. If there is no information online, you can contact the housing authority directly. Office operations may be different from usual, and it may take days or weeks to get a response.

City of Thibodaux Office of Housing and Community Development Website: https://ci.thibodaux.la.us/Departments/Housing/Index.

City of Thibodaux Office of Housing and Community Development Phone: (985) 446-7217.

Open Soon: Thibodaux, Louisiana Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The City of Thibodaux Office of Housing and Community Development (HCD) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is opening soon.

The HCD will accept applications for this waiting list from November 4, 2021 at 8:00 am CT, until 150 applications have been received.

To apply during the opening period, call (985) 446-7226. Applications will not be accepted in person.

This waiting list has the following preferences:

  • Extremely Low Income
  • Elderly
  • Disabled

It is not known how applicants will be placed on the waiting list.

For more information, visit the HCD website.

Sources: This information was verified by the HCD public notice on October 12, 2021.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (985) 446-7217.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 10/12/2021.

Other City of Thibodaux Office of Housing and Community Development Waiting Lists

Closed: Thibodaux, Louisiana Mainstream Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The City of Thibodaux Office of Housing and Community Development (HCD) Mainstream Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. Applications were last accepted for one day on April 7, 2021. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

Please note: According to the CTOHCD, "In order to qualify the household must: Include a non-elderly person with a disability (A person over the age of 18 but under the age of 62)."

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to call the HCD. No in-person applications were accepted.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

It was not known how applicants will be placed on the waiting list.

The waiting list closed after until 20 applications were received.

For more information, visit the HCD website.

Sources: This information was verified by the HCD public notice on March 25, 2021.

Last Updated on 04/07/2021.

About City of Thibodaux Office of Housing and Community Development

More information about City of Thibodaux Office of Housing and Community Development can be found on its website at https://ci.thibodaux.la.us/Departments/Housing/Index.

Representatives of City of Thibodaux Office of Housing and Community Development may be available by phone at (985) 446-7217. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

Office Hours

Day Hours
Monday 8:00am-12:00pm , 1:00pm-4:30pm
Tuesday 8:00am-12:00pm , 1:00pm-4:30pm
Wednesday 8:00am-12:00pm , 1:00pm-4:30pm
Thursday 8:00am-12:00pm , 1:00pm-4:30pm
Friday 8:00am-12:00pm , 1:00pm-4:30pm
HCV Portability Status

As of 10/17/2021, it is not known if City of Thibodaux Office of Housing and Community Development is either absorbing or billing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher portability requests for porting in. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.


About the City of Thibodaux Office of Housing and Community Development Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, City of Thibodaux Office of Housing and Community Development manages 190 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of June 30th, 2021:

Standard Ported Out VASH
Vouchers 184 1 5
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $527 $706 $454
Monthly Cost $97,053 $706 $2,270

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for City of Thibodaux Office of Housing and Community Development

Waiting List and Tenancy

According to the 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households database, the housing authority's voucher program has an annual turnover of 14% having issued approximately 13 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 5 years and 9 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 16 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.3 persons and has a household income of $12,482 per year. 97% of households were very low income (VLI) and 75% were extremely low income (ELI). 36% of households had wages as a major source of income, 1% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 62% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

5% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 55% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 22% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 18% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, -1% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

51% of households included children, 1% of which had two adults in the household. 49% of households with children have a female head of household. 82% of all households were headed by a female.

86% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 85% of all heads of households being Black and 1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the City of Thibodaux Office of Housing and Community Development Housing Choice Voucher program, 24% include at least one person with a disability. 39% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 67% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

22% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 45% with 2 bedrooms and 32% with 3 or more bedrooms. 25% of voucher recipients are considered overhoused, meaning they occupy a rental unit larger than their family size requires.

Rent, Assistance, and Utility Allowances

The average monthly tenant contribution to rent by City of Thibodaux Office of Housing and Community Development voucher holders in 2016 was $288 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $584. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $87.



1. This Picture of Subsidized Households data field is the average wait time of those who received a voucher in the preceding 12 months. Due to special voucher programs like VASH, recent waiting list purges, or waiting list preferences the average wait time can vary significantly from one year to the next and it is entirely possible many current applicants on the waiting list have been waiting for assistance for far longer.