Housing Authority of Rapides Parish

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Open Until Further Notice: Housing Authority of Rapides Parish Public Housing Waiting List

The Housing Authority of Rapides Parish (HARP) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list pre-applications for families and senior/disabled households.The HARP offers one Public Housing community with 178 units for families and senior/disabled households, ranging in size from 1 to 5 bedrooms.To apply, visit the HARP to submit a pre-application in person, located at 119 Longford St, Boyce, LA 71409, from 9:00 am until 3:00 pm, Monday-Thursday.Be sure to bring these documents with you when applying: Social Security Cards and birth certificates for all household members, photo IDs for all adult household members, and proof of all income. All adult household members must be present when applying for Public Housing.The HARP 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 HARP office at (318) 793-4751, from 8:00 am until 4:30 pm, Monday-Thursday.

About The Agency

Housing Authority of Rapides Parish provides affordable housing for up to 565 low- and moderate-income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher and public housing programs.

119 Boyce Gardens Road, Boyce, LA

(318) 793-4751

Section 8 Application Checklist

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Keep track of everything you need to apply for a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher in this printable checklist created by Affordable Housing Online

How large is the Housing Authority of Rapides Parish?

Housing Authority of Rapides Parish serves 532 low-income households. The agency manages 386 Housing Choice Vouchers and 166 public housing units.

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

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 57 percent of households served by Housing Authority of Rapides Parish. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 85 percent of Housing Authority of Rapides Parish households.

How many Housing Authority of Rapides Parish residents are employed?

Working adults head 196 households and make up 37 percent of households served by Housing Authority of Rapides Parish.

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

There are 372 female-headed renter households living in Housing Authority of Rapides Parish housing. Households headed by females are 70% of those served by the Housing Authority of Rapides Parish.

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

Black 452
White 80
Hispanic 5

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

There are 143 households headed by seniors served by the Housing Authority of Rapides Parish. Senior households are 27% of households in Housing Authority of Rapides Parish housing.

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

There are 127 persons with disabilities living in Housing Authority of Rapides Parish housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 24% of households served by the Housing Authority of Rapides Parish.

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

The Housing Authority of Rapides 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.

Public Housing Communities Managed by Housing Authority of Rapides Parish

Cheneyville, Lecompte, Wettermark

218 Boyce Garden Dr, Boyce, Louisiana 71409

payment Subsidized