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East Baton Rouge Parish Housing Authority

4731 North Boulevard
Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana 70806

East Baton Rouge Parish Housing Authority is a Public Housing Agency in Baton Rouge, Louisiana that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. East Baton Rouge Parish Housing Authority operates on behalf of City of Baton Rouge Office of Community Development.

East Baton Rouge Parish Housing Authority serves East Baton Rouge Parish but does not serve Baker and Zachary.

The East Baton Rouge Parish Housing Authority manages a separate waiting list for the City of Baton Rouge on behalf of the City of Baton Rouge Office of Community Development.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
Baton Rouge, Louisiana Housing Choice Voucher Closed
East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Housing Choice Voucher Closed
Project-Based Voucher Closed
Public Housing Closed

Other East Baton Rouge Parish Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Closed: Baton Rouge, Louisiana Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The East Baton Rouge Parish Housing Authority (EBRPA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list for Baton Rouge is currently closed. It was last open for one day in July, 2018. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application.

There were no preferences.

Selected applicants were placed on the waiting list by date and time the application was received.

For more information, visit the EBRPHA website, or call the office at (225) 923-8100.

Last Updated on 09/22/2018.

Closed: East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The East Baton Rouge Parish Housing Authority (EBRPA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list for East Baton Rouge Parish is currently closed. It is not known when this waiting list was last open, or when it will reopen.

For more information, visit the EBRPHA website, or call the office at (225) 923-8100.

Last Updated on 07/17/2018.

Closed: Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

The East Baton Rouge Parish Housing Authority (EBRPA) Section 8 Project-Based Voucher waiting list is currently closed. The Roosevelt Terrace waiting list was last open for one day in November, 2018.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application.

For more information, visit the EBRPHA website, or call the office at (225) 923-8100.

Last Updated on 11/16/2018.

Closed: Public Housing Waiting List

How To Apply to the Public Housing Waiting List

The East Baton Rouge Parish Housing Authority (EBRPHA) Public Housing waiting list is currently closed. The waiting list for select properties was last open for two days in July, 2018. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.  

Selected applicants were placed on the waiting list by date and time the application was received.

For more information, visit the EBRPHA website or call the office at (225) 923-8100.

Last Updated on 09/22/2018.

About East Baton Rouge Parish Housing Authority

More information about East Baton Rouge Parish Housing Authority can be found on its website at http://www.ebrpha.org/.

Representatives of East Baton Rouge Parish Housing Authority may be available by phone at (225) 923-8100. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 07/11/2018, East Baton Rouge Parish Housing Authority is billing for Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher port-in requests. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.


About the East Baton Rouge Parish Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, East Baton Rouge Parish Housing Authority manages 3,365 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of December 31st, 2019:

Standard Homeownership Family Unification Tenant Protection Ported Out VASH
Vouchers 2,979 14 73 77 36 73
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $738 $437 $842 $830 $1,091 $654
Monthly Cost $2,197,463 $6,113 $61,459 $63,901 $39,278 $47,756

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for East Baton Rouge Parish Housing Authority

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 6% having issued approximately 542 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 9 years and 2 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 52 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.7 persons and has a household income of $12,600 per year. 95% of households were very low income (VLI) and 73% were extremely low income (ELI). 31% 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 64% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

2% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 59% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 23% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 16% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 0% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

55% of households included children, 1% of which had two adults in the household. 54% of households with children have a female head of household. 90% of all households were headed by a female.

98% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 92% of all heads of households being Black and 6% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the East Baton Rouge Parish Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 18% include at least one person with a disability. 32% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 71% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

19% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 29% with 2 bedrooms and 51% with 3 or more bedrooms. 22% 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 East Baton Rouge Parish Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $328 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $796. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $129.



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.


Public Housing Apartments Operated by East Baton Rouge Parish Housing Authority

Turner Plaza

4546 North St
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Call For Rent
Studio-2 BR
55+
Accessible

Ardenwood Village

1957 North Ardenwood
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Call For Rent
1-4 BR
Family & Senior

Sharlo Terrace

4915 Alvin Dark Dr
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Call For Rent
Studio-1 BR

Monte Sano Village

3002 E Mason Ave
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Call For Rent
1-4 BR
Family & Senior

Kelly Terrace

999 Rosenwald Rd
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Family & Senior

Riversouth

723 River South Way
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Family & Senior