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Affordable Housing In Allen Parish
Louisiana

39 Low Income Apartment Communities In Allen Parish

Central Crossing

2627 North King Avenue
Lutcher, Louisiana
Call For Rent
1-4 BR

Convent Trace

2627 North King Avenue
Lutcher, Louisiana
Call For Rent
1-4 BR

Highland Creek Apartments

849 Agnes Dr
Breaux Bridge, Louisiana
Call For Rent
2 BR

Bayou Teche Apartments

850 Agnes Dr
Breaux Bridge, Louisiana
Income Based
2-3 BR
Subsidized

St Bernard Manor

2400 Archbishop Hannan Blvd
Meraux, Louisiana
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Jasmine Lane Apartments

810 Early St
Paradis, Louisiana
Subsidized

The Oaks Apartments

1124 E 5th Ave
Oakdale, Louisiana

Elizabeth Court Apartments

405 Main St
Elizabeth, Louisiana
Subsidized

Oberlin Voa Living Center

409 N First St
Oberlin, Louisiana
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Franklin Hope Haven, Inc

412 9th St
Franklin, Louisiana
Subsidized

Guide To Affordable Housing in Allen Parish, Louisiana

There are 39 low income housing apartment communities offering 2,004 affordable apartments for rent in Allen Parish, Louisiana.

Income Based Apartments in Allen Parish, Louisiana

Allen Parish features 1,451 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 553 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 $639 and $781.

2020 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
Fair Market Rent $542 $546 $710 $988 $1,064
Payment Standard Range $488 to $596 $491 to $601 $639 to $781 $889 to $1,087 $958 to $1,170

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Allen Parish, LA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 39
Total Low Income Apartments 2,004
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,451
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
Total Population 25,653

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 $58,200

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

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,760 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $33,800 $36,100 $38,450
50% of Median $20,400 $23,300 $26,200 $29,100 $31,450 $33,800 $36,100 $38,450
80% of Median $32,600 $37,250 $41,900 $46,550 $50,300 $54,000 $57,750 $61,450

Cities In Allen Parish

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City Served By
Berwick
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.
Elizabeth
Franklin The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Franklin is the St. Mary Parish Council.
Greensburg
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.
Lutcher
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.
Paulina
Pearl River The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pearl River is the Slidell Housing Authority.
Reeves
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.