Housing Authority of Ruston

This housing agency serves Ruston, Louisiana.

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Open Until Further Notice: Housing Authority of Ruston Public Housing Waiting List

The Housing Authority of Ruston (HAR) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list pre-applicaitons for families and senior/disabled households.The HAR offers one Public Housing community with 298 units for families and senior/disabled households, ranging in size from studios to 4 bedrooms.There are two ways to apply:

  1. Visit the HAR to pick up a pre-application, located at 615 N Farmerville St., Ruston, LA 71270, from 8:00 am until 3:30 pm CT, Monday-Friday.
  2. Visit the HAR to submit a pre-application in person at the address listed above, from 8:30 am until 11:00 am; and 1:30 pm until 3:00 pm, Monday-Friday.
Once the pre application has been completed, it can be dropped off to the address listed above, from 8:30 am until 11:00 am; and 1:30 pm until 3:00 pm, Monday-Friday.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.The HAR does have a preference for: Employed, elderly, or disabled.For more information, call the HAR office at (318) 255-3644 from 8:00 am until 3:30 pm, Monday-Friday.

About The Agency

Housing Authority of Ruston provides affordable housing for up to 300 low- and moderate-income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher programs.

615 North Farmerville Street, Ruston, LA

(318) 255-3644

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 Ruston?

Housing Authority of Ruston serves 286 low-income households. The agency manages 0 Housing Choice Vouchers and 286 public housing units.

What are the incomes of residents served by the Housing Authority of Ruston?

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 67 percent of households served by Housing Authority of Ruston. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 90 percent of Housing Authority of Ruston households.

How many Housing Authority of Ruston residents are employed?

Working adults head 105 households and make up 37 percent of households served by Housing Authority of Ruston.

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

There are 225 female-headed renter households living in Housing Authority of Ruston housing. Households headed by females are 79% of those served by the Housing Authority of Ruston.

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

Black 232
White 49
Hispanic 3

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

There are 62 households headed by seniors served by the Housing Authority of Ruston. Senior households are 22% of households in Housing Authority of Ruston housing.

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

There are 57 persons with disabilities living in Housing Authority of Ruston housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 20% of households served by the Housing Authority of Ruston.

How does HUD rate the performance of the Housing Authority of Ruston?

The Housing Authority of Ruston is rated as a high 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 Ruston

Orchard Creek

502 Legacy Ln, Ruston, Louisiana 71270

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Eastwood, Fam, Maryland Pl., Eld.

1004 Lewis St, Ruston, Louisiana 71270

payment Subsidized