There are two waiting lists open now offered by Housing Authority of the Parish of Caldwell.
|Caldwell Parish, Louisiana Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher||Open Until Further Notice|
|Housing Authority of the Parish of Caldwell Public Housing||Open Until Further Notice|
Housing Authority of the Parish of Caldwell offers the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) and Public Housing programs in Caldwell Parish.Go to the Louisiana Section 8 Waiting Lists page or the Louisiana Public Housing Waiting Lists page for more nearby housing applications.
Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.
The Housing Authority of the Parish of Caldwell (HAPC) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open, from July 2, 2018 at 8:00 am CT, until further notice. It was last open in February, 2017 and before that in 2015.
There are two ways to apply during the opening period:
Once the application has been completed, it must be hand delivered to the address listed above.
There are no preferences.
Selected applicants will be placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received.
For more information, call the HAPC office at (318) 649-5022 during normal office hours.
Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (318) 649-5022.
Last Updated on 07/16/2018.
Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.The Housing Authority of the Parish of Caldwell (HAPC) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list pre-applications for families and senior/disabled households.
Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (318)649-5022.
Last Updated on 09/11/2015.
As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Housing Authority of the Parish of Caldwell manages 108 active Housing Choice Vouchers.
The following table summarizes types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of December 31st, 2021:
|Monthly Cost Per Voucher||$413|
According to the 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households database, the housing authority's voucher program has an annual turnover of 14% having issued approximately 7 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 6 years and 5 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 7 months on the waiting list1.
According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.3 persons and has a household income of $11,248 per year. 94% of households were very low income (VLI) and 56% were extremely low income (ELI). 37% 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 61% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.
5% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 46% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 22% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 27% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 3% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.
51% of households included children, 2% of which had two adults in the household. 48% of households with children have a female head of household. 83% of all households were headed by a female.
28% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 28% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.
Of all households participating in the Housing Authority of the Parish of Caldwell Housing Choice Voucher program, 21% include at least one person with a disability. 31% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 62% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.
17% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 49% with 2 bedrooms and 34% with 3 or more bedrooms. 27% of voucher recipients are considered overhoused, meaning they occupy a rental unit larger than their family size requires.
The average monthly tenant contribution to rent by Housing Authority of the Parish of Caldwell voucher holders in 2016 was $284 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $495. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $155.
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.