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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 housing authority that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing, and Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV) programs.

East Baton Rouge Parish Housing Authority serves East Baton Rouge Parish on behalf of City of Baton Rouge Office of Community Development.

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 List Status
Baton Rouge, Louisiana Housing Choice Voucher Closed
East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Housing Choice Voucher Closed
Autumn Place Townhomes, Willow Creek Townhomes, Roosevelt Terrace Townhomes, River South I and River South II Project-Based Voucher Closed
Various Properties Public Housing Closed

Other East Baton Rouge Parish Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, some waiting list openings may be postponed until further notice. Visit the housing authority's website for the latest on its current operations, if one is available. If there is no information online, contact the housing authority directly. Due to a high volume of calls and modified office hours in most areas, it may take days or weeks to get a response.

East Baton Rouge Parish Housing Authority Website: https://ebrpha.org/.

East Baton Rouge Parish Housing Authority Phone: (225) 923-8100.

COVID-19 Update:

As of February 9, 2021 the EBRHA website states "East Baton Rouge Parish Housing Authority Offices remain closed to the public and many of the services remain suspended. However, staff have returned to work and can be reached via email, phone, fax, mail, and our drop box."

more information is available here.

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: Autumn Place Townhomes, Willow Creek Townhomes, Roosevelt Terrace Townhomes, River South I and River South II Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

The East Baton Rouge Parish Housing Authority (EBRPHA) Section 8 Project-Based Voucher waiting list for apartments at Autumn Place Townhomes, Willow Creek Townhomes, Roosevelt Terrace Townhomes, River South I and River South II is currently closed. Applications were last accepted for one day on February 23, 2021. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

  • Autumn Place Townhomes: 2, 3, & 4-bedroom units with stairs
  • Willow Creek Townhomes: 2, 3, & 4-bedroom units with stairs
  • Roosevelt Terrace Townhomes: 1, 2, & 3-bedroom units with stairs
  • River South I: 1, 2, & 3-bedroom units
  • River South II: 2 & 3-bedroom units

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 is received.

For more information, visit the EBRPHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the EPRHA public notice on February 18, 2021.

Service Area

This waiting list is for rental assistance in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana.

Last Updated on 02/24/2021.

Closed: Various Properties 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 for apartments at the properties listed below is currently closed. Applications were last accepted for one day only on February 18, 2021. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

This opening was for the following properties:

  • Monte Sano (3002 E. Mason St., BRLA 70805): 1, 2, 3, & 4-bedroom units
  • Clarksdale (801 Swan Ave. BRLA 70807): 1, 2, 3-bedroom units
  • Scotland Villa (10666 Scotland Ave. BRLA 70807): 2, 3, 4-bedroom units
  • Wood Plaza (9990 Avenue J BRLA 70807): 1, 2, 3-bedroom units with stairs
  • Turner Plaza (4546 North St. BRLA 70806): 1-bedroom units. This site has housing for near elderly and elderly and single handicapped/disabled individuals only.
  • Duane Street (1701 Duane St. BRLA 70802): 2, 3, 4-bedroom units with stairs
  • Sharlo Terrace (4915 Alvin Dark Ave. BRLA 70820) 1-bedroom units. This site has housing for near elderly and elderly and single handicapped/disabled individuals only.

To apply during the opening period, complete the online application here.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

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

For more information, visit the EBRPHA website.

Last Updated on 02/26/2021.

About East Baton Rouge Parish Housing Authority

More information about East Baton Rouge Parish Housing Authority can be found on its website at https://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 February 28th, 2021, it is not known if East Baton Rouge Parish Housing Authority is processing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher portability requests for porting in due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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