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Housing Authority of Sabine Parish

210 N Highland Drive
Many, Sabine Parish, Louisiana 71449

Housing Authority of Sabine Parish is a housing authority that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of March 7th, 2021, Housing Authority of Sabine Parish has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

Housing Authority of Sabine Parish serves Sabine Parish.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting List Status
Housing Authority of Sabine Parish Public Housing Open Until Further Notice

Open Housing Authority of Sabine Parish 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.

Housing Authority of Sabine Parish Phone: (318) 256-3359.

Open Until Further Notice: Public Housing Waiting List

Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

How To Apply to the Public Housing Waiting List

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

Please note: The HASP serves the Logansport Housing Authority.

The HASP offers two Public Housing communities for Sabine Parish, with 262 units for families and senior/disabled households, ranging in size from 1 to 4 bedrooms. For Logansport, there is one Public Housing community with 26 units for families and senior/disabled households, ranging in size from 1 to 3 bedrooms.

There are two ways to apply:
2. Visit the HASP to pick up a pre-application, located at 210 North Highland Drive, Many, LA 71449, from 7:00 am until 5:00 pm, Monday-Thursday.

Once the pre-application has been submitted, be sure to write down the confirmation number for future reference. Paper applications can be hand delivered to the address listed above or mailed to P.O. Box 1565, Many, LA 71449.

The HASP does have a preference for: Working families, senior, disabled individuals.

For more information, visit the HASP website, or call the office at (318) 256-3359, from 7:00 am until 5:00 pm, Monday-Thursday.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (318)256-3359.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 09/11/2015.

About Housing Authority of Sabine Parish

Representatives of Housing Authority of Sabine Parish may be available by phone at (318) 256-3359. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 03/07/2021, it is not known if Housing Authority of Sabine Parish is either absorbing or billing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher portability requests for porting in. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.


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

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Housing Authority of Sabine Parish manages 88 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
Vouchers 88
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $359
Monthly Cost $31,560

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Housing Authority of Sabine 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 10% having issued approximately 9 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 5 years and 6 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 20 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.3 persons and has a household income of $10,837 per year. 95% of households were very low income (VLI) and 63% were extremely low income (ELI). 53% 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 47% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

6% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 64% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 15% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 16% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, -1% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

63% of households included children, 2% of which had two adults in the household. 56% of households with children have a female head of household. 81% of all households were headed by a female.

75% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 72% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Housing Authority of Sabine Parish Housing Choice Voucher program, 12% include at least one person with a disability. 19% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 64% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

34% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 51% with 2 bedrooms and 15% with 3 or more bedrooms. -1% 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 Sabine Parish voucher holders in 2016 was $303 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $453. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $95.



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 Housing Authority of Sabine Parish

Cole Mem and Friendshp Village

8543 Atkins St
Pleasant Hill, Louisiana

Star Village and Collins Park

700 Hilltop St
Zwolle, Louisiana