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Housing Authority of the Town of Mamou

1016 Maple Street
Mamou, Evangeline Parish, Louisiana 70554

Housing Authority of the Town of Mamou is a housing authority that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs.

Housing Authority of the Town of Mamou serves Mamou.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting List Status
Housing Authority of the Town of Mamou Public Housing Closed

Other Housing Authority of the Town of Mamou 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 the Town of Mamou Phone: (318) 468-3539.

Closed: Public Housing Waiting List

How To Apply to the Public Housing Waiting List

The Housing Authority of the Town of Mamou (HATM) is not accepting Public Housing waiting list pre-applications at this time.

Last Updated on 09/11/2015.

About Housing Authority of the Town of Mamou

Representatives of Housing Authority of the Town of Mamou may be available by phone at (318) 468-3539. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 03/08/2021, it is not known if Housing Authority of the Town of Mamou 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 the Town of Mamou Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Housing Authority of the Town of Mamou manages 18 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 18
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $325
Monthly Cost $5,841

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Housing Authority of the Town of Mamou

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 12% having issued approximately 1 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 6 years and 8 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 35 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.1 persons and has a household income of $9,640 per year. 100% of households were very low income (VLI) and 76% were extremely low income (ELI). 35% 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 65% 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, 41% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 18% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 35% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 6% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

34% of households included children, -1% of which had two adults in the household. 35% of households with children have a female head of household. 88% of all households were headed by a female.

71% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 65% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Housing Authority of the Town of Mamou Housing Choice Voucher program, 22% include at least one person with a disability. 36% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 50% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

6% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 29% with 2 bedrooms and 65% with 3 or more bedrooms. 47% 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 the Town of Mamou voucher holders in 2016 was $211 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $449. 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 the Town of Mamou

1013 Hickory St

1013 Hickory St
Mamou, Louisiana