Housing Authority of Lafourche Parish

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Closed: Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List Learn More

Closed: Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Housing Authority of Lafourche Parish (HALP) last accepted Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list applications from May 30, 2023, until June 2, 2023. There is no notice when this waiting list will reopen.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete an application in person at the HALP office.

Preferences have not been confirmed.

400 selected applicants were placed on the waiting list by date and time the application was received, by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the HALP website.

Sources: This information was verified by the official HALP facebook notice on May 3, 2023.

About The Agency

Housing Authority of Lafourche Parish provides affordable housing for up to 276 low- and moderate-income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher programs.

3920 Peggy Street, Raceland, LA

(985) 537-5289

Section 8 Application Checklist

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How large is the Housing Authority of Lafourche Parish?

Housing Authority of Lafourche Parish serves 245 low-income households. The agency manages 0 Housing Choice Vouchers and 245 public housing units.

What are the incomes of residents served by the Housing Authority of Lafourche Parish?

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 69 percent of households served by Housing Authority of Lafourche Parish. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 89 percent of Housing Authority of Lafourche Parish households.

How many Housing Authority of Lafourche Parish residents are employed?

Working adults head 71 households and make up 29 percent of households served by Housing Authority of Lafourche Parish.

How many female-headed renter households are served by the Housing Authority of Lafourche Parish?

There are 191 female-headed renter households living in Housing Authority of Lafourche Parish housing. Households headed by females are 78% of those served by the Housing Authority of Lafourche Parish.

What racial and ethnic groups are found among Housing Authority of Lafourche Parish renters?

Black 152
Native American 2
White 83
Hispanic 5

How many senior-headed renter households are served by Housing Authority of Lafourche Parish?

There are 66 households headed by seniors served by the Housing Authority of Lafourche Parish. Senior households are 27% of households in Housing Authority of Lafourche Parish housing.

How many households headed by persons with disabilities live in Housing Authority of Lafourche Parish housing?

There are 49 persons with disabilities living in Housing Authority of Lafourche Parish housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 20% of households served by the Housing Authority of Lafourche Parish.

How does HUD rate the performance of the Housing Authority of Lafourche Parish?

The Housing Authority of Lafourche Parish is rated as a standard performer by HUD.

HUD rates the performance of Public Housing Agencies. The department looks at physical condition of properties, financial condition, management operations, and use of Public Housing Capital Funds for improvements.

How often does Housing Authority of Lafourche Parish open new waiting lists?

Housing Authority of Lafourche Parish’s Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) waiting list was last opened on May 30, 2023 and closed on June 2, 2023.

Public Housing Communities Managed by Housing Authority of Lafourche Parish

Raceland - Triple Oaks St

302 Charley St, Golden Meadow, Louisiana 70357