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Affordable Housing In Acadia Parish
Louisiana

33 Low Income Apartment Communities In Acadia Parish

Lakewood Apartments

1701 Stagg Ave
Basile, Louisiana
Income Based
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Church Hill Apartments

109 E Darbonne St
Church Point, Louisiana
Income Based
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Brentwood Apartments

1000 Williams Ave
Eunice, Louisiana
Income Based
1-2 BR

Crestview Apartments of Eunice

100 Crestview Drive
Eunice, Louisiana
Call For Rent
2-3 BR

Bobby Smith Subdivision I & II

379 Sucre Circle
Abbeville, Louisiana

Kathy Apartments

200 Kathy Meadows Ln
Crowley, Louisiana
Subsidized

Rayne Villas Apartments

400 Hutchison St
Rayne, Louisiana
Subsidized

Riverbend

118 N 13th St
Mermentau, Louisiana
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

The Meadows Apartments

100 Kathy Meadows Ln
Crowley, Louisiana
Subsidized

Point Villa

106 Tan St
Church Point, Louisiana
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Acadia Parish, Louisiana

There are 33 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,842 affordable apartments for rent in Acadia Parish, Louisiana.

Income Based Apartments in Acadia Parish, Louisiana

Acadia Parish features 1,553 income based apartments. Tenants of income based apartments typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent and utilities.

Low Rent Apartments in Acadia Parish, Louisiana

There are 289 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Acadia Parish.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Acadia Parish, Louisiana

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Acadia Parish landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Acadia Parish.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Acadia Parish, Louisiana for a two-bedroom apartment is between $653 and $798.

2021 Acadia Parish, Louisiana Fair Market Rents and Housing Choice Voucher Payment Standards

Fair Market Rents can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Fair Market Rents are used by HUD to establish payment and rent standards for federal rental assistance programs like the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program.

Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
Acadia Parish, Louisiana Fair Market Rent $546 $550 $725 $1,033 $1,109
Acadia Parish, Louisiana Payment Standard Range $491 to $601 $495 to $605 $653 to $798 $930 to $1,136 $998 to $1,220

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Acadia Parish, LA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 33
Total Low Income Apartments 1,842
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,553
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 29.39%
Average Renter Household Size 2.56
Average Household Size 2.70
Median Household Income $37,649 ±$2,481
Median Rent $535 ±$33
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 37.84% ± 4.5pp
Total Population 62,163

Population and Household Demographics

Acadia Parish is a county in Louisiana with a population of 62,163. There are 22,599 households in the county with an average household size of 2.70 persons. 29.39% of households in Acadia Parish are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Acadia Parish

The median gross income for households in Acadia Parish is $37,649 a year, or $3,137 a month. The median rent for the county is $535 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Acadia Parish, a household making less than $1,783 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 37.84% of households who rent are overburdened in Acadia Parish.

Area Median Income In Acadia Parish

Affordable housing program eligibility is always determined by one's income. Each household's income is compared to the incomes of all other households in the area. This is accomplished through a statistic established by the government called the Area Median Income, most often referred to as AMI. The AMI is calculated and published each year by HUD.

In Acadia Parish, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $56,600

Most affordable housing programs determine eligibility based on the percent of AMI a given household's income is. Among the programs that determine eligibility based on the AMI are Section 8, HOME, LIHTC, Section 515, 202 and 811.

Rental Assistance in Acadia Parish

Rental assistance is a type of housing subsidy that pays for a portion of a renter’s monthly housing costs, including rent and tenant paid utilities. This housing assistance can come in the form of Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers, project-based Section 8 contracts, public housing, USDA Rental Assistance (in Section 515 properties) as well as HUD Section 202 and 811 properties for elderly and disabled households.

Income Qualifications for HUD Rental Assistance in Acadia Parish

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Acadia Parish AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$12,880 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $30,600 $32,850 $35,100 $37,400
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Acadia Parish AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$19,850 $22,650 $25,500 $28,300 $30,600 $32,850 $35,100 $37,400
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Acadia Parish AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$31,750 $36,250 $40,800 $45,300 $48,950 $52,550 $56,200 $59,800

Cities In Acadia Parish

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City Served By
Basile The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Basile is the Housing Authority of the Town of Basile.
Branch
Church Point The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Church Point is the Church Point Housing Authority.
Crowley The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Crowley is the Housing Authority of Crowley.
Duson The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Duson is the Housing Authority of Duson.
Egan
Estherwood
Eunice The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Eunice is the Housing Authority of the City of Eunice.
Iota
Mermentau
Morse
Rayne The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Rayne are the Housing Authority of Rayne and Rayne City.