About Housing Authority of Natchitoches Parish

The Housing Authority of Natchitoches Parish is a Section 8 and Public Housing Public Housing Agency in Natchitoches, Louisiana.

The Housing Authority of Natchitoches Parish serves Campti, Natchez, Clarence, Provencal and Robeline but does not serve Natchitoches.

Housing Authority of Natchitoches Parish Waiting Lists

Housing Authority of Natchitoches Parish Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List: Open Indefinitely

Please note: Housing Authority of Natchitoches Parish covers the Towns of Campti, Clarence, Cloutierville, Marthaville, Natchez, Provencal, and Robeline, LA; with the exception of Natchitoches, LA. Please click the link provided for information on that area.

The Housing Authority of Natchitoches Parish (HANP) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open. This waiting list is open indefinitely.

To apply, visit the HANP to submit a pre-application in person, located at 529 4th St., Natchitoches, LA 71457, from 7:30 am until 4:30 pm CT, Monday-Thursday.

Be sure to bring these documents with you when applying: Photo IDs for all adult household members. All adult household members must be present when applying.

The HANP does not have a preference.

Qualified applicants will be placed by the date and time the pre-application is received.

For more information, call the HANP office at (318) 357-0553 from 7:30 am until 5:30 pm, Monday-Thursday.

Last Updated on 09/16/2015.

Public Housing Waiting List: Open Indefinitely

The Housing Authority of Natchtoches Parish (HANP) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list pre-applications for families and senior/disabled households.

The HANP offers one Public Housing community with 92 units for families and senior/disabled households, ranging in size from 1 to 4 bedrooms.

To apply, visit the HANP to submit a pre-application in person, located at 100 Butler St., Campti, LA 71411, from 8:00 am until 11:00 am, Monday-Thursday.

Be sure to bring these documents with you when applying: Proof of all income, and photo IDs for all adult household members. All adult household members must be present when applying for Public Housing.

The HANP does not have a preference.

Qualified applicants will be placed by the date and time the pre-application is received.

For more information, call the HANP office at 318-476-3401, from 8:00 am until 5:00 pm, Monday-Thursday.

Last Updated on 09/11/2015.


About the Housing Authority of Natchitoches Parish Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the most recent VMS report, Housing Authority of Natchitoches Parish manages 244 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each:

Standard Homeownership Ported Out
Vouchers 237 3 4
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $311 $367 $963
Monthly Cost $73,792 $1,102 $3,851

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Housing Authority of Natchitoches Parish

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 29% having issued approximately 8 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 3 years and 7 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 3 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.2 persons and has a household income of $11,235 per year. 95% of households were very low income (VLI) and 66% 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 64% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

11% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 56% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 17% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 16% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 2% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

51% of households included children, 3% of which had two adults in the household. 48% of households with children have a female head of household. 82% of all households were headed by a female.

69% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 67% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Housing Authority of Natchitoches Parish Housing Choice Voucher program, 21% 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. 77% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

15% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 44% with 2 bedrooms and 41% with 3 or more bedrooms. 41% 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 Housing Authority of Natchitoches Parish voucher holders in 2016 was $269 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $440. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $83.



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.