Affordable Housing In Allen Parish
40 Low Income Apartment Communities In Allen Parish
Guide To Affordable Housing in Allen Parish, Louisiana
There are 40 low income housing apartment communities offering 2,036 affordable apartments for rent in Allen Parish, Louisiana.
Income Based Apartments in Allen Parish, Louisiana
Allen Parish features 1,511 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 Allen Parish, Louisiana
There are 525 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Allen Parish.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Allen Parish, Louisiana
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Allen Parish landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Allen Parish.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Allen Parish, Louisiana for a two-bedroom apartment is between $626 and $766.
2022 Allen 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|
|Allen Parish, Louisiana Fair Market Rent||$529||$532||$696||$947||$1,061|
|Allen Parish, Louisiana Payment Standard Range||$476 to $582||$479 to $585||$626 to $766||$852 to $1,042||$955 to $1,167|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Allen Parish, LA Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||40|
|Total Low Income Apartments||2,036|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||1,511|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||25.46%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.52|
|Average Household Size||2.66|
|Median Household Income||$40,948 ±$3,552|
|Median Rent||$522 ±$55|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||27.84% ± 4.78pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Allen Parish is a county in Louisiana with a population of 25,653. There are 8,027 households in the county with an average household size of 2.66 persons. 25.46% of households in Allen Parish are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Allen Parish
The median gross income for households in Allen Parish is $40,948 a year, or $3,412 a month. The median rent for the county is $522 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Allen Parish, a household making less than $1,740 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 27.84% of households who rent are overburdened in Allen Parish.
Area Median Income In Allen 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 Allen Parish, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $58,300
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 Allen 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 Allen Parish
|1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Allen Parish AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
|50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Allen Parish AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
|80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Allen Parish AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
Cities In Allen Parish
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|Breaux Bridge||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Breaux Bridge are the Housing Authority of the City of Breaux Bridge and St. Martin Parish Police Jury.|
|Franklin||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Franklin is the St. Mary Parish Council.|
|Hahnville||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hahnville is the St. Charles Parish Housing Authority.|
|Kinder||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Kinder are the Kinder Housing Authority and Kinder Housing Program.|
|Luling||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Luling is the St. Charles Parish Housing Authority.|
|Meraux||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Meraux is the St. Bernard Parish Government.|
|Morgan City||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Morgan City is the Morgan City Housing Authority.|
|Oakdale||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Oakdale is the Housing Authority of Oakdale.|
|Oberlin||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Oberlin is the Housing Authority of the Town of Oberlin.|
|Paradis||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Paradis is the St. Charles Parish Housing Authority.|
|Patterson||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Patterson are the Housing Authority of the Town of Patterson and St. Mary Parish Council.|
|Pearl River||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pearl River is the Slidell Housing Authority.|
|St Martinville||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve St Martinville are the Housing Auth. of the Town of St. Martinville, Housing Authority of the Village of Parks, St. Martinville City and St. Martin Parish Police Jury.|
|St Rose||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves St Rose is the St. Charles Parish Housing Authority.|