Affordable Housing In Bossier Parish
Louisiana

105 Low Income Apartment Communities In Bossier Parish

Wellington Square

1812 Jewella Ave
Shreveport, LA
Income Based
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Jordan Square Senior Apartments

623 Jordan St
Shreveport, LA
Income Based
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Cypress Landing

4715 Shreveport Blanchard Hwy
Shreveport, LA
Income Based
1 BR
Subsidized

Holy Cross Villas

2140 Airline Dr
Bossier City, LA
Call For Rent
1 BR
62+
Subsidized

Holy Cross Villas West

9333 Normandie Dr
Shreveport, LA
Call For Rent
1 BR
62+
Accessible
Subsidized

Stone Vista Apartments

541 E Stoner Ave
Shreveport, LA
Call For Rent
1-4 BR
Subsidized

Pine Hill Estates

1987 Downing St
Shreveport, LA
Call For Rent
2-4 BR
Subsidized

Eden Gardens

612 York St
Shreveport, LA
Call For Rent
2-4 BR
Subsidized

Canaan Village

1915 Patzman St
Shreveport, LA
Income Based
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Barton Drive Manor

1625 Barton Dr
Shreveport, LA
Income Based
1-3 BR

Housing Authorities that serve Bossier Parish

Housing Authority Programs
Bossier Parish Section 8 Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Other Housing Authorities located in Bossier Parish

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of Bossier City Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Bossier Parish, Louisiana

There are 105 low income housing apartment communities offering 6,729 affordable apartments for rent in Bossier Parish, Louisiana. Bossier Parish features 3,768 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 2,961 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Bossier Parish.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Bossier Parish, LA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 105
Total Low Income Apartments 6,729
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 3,768
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 34.9%
Average Renter Household Size 2.57
Average Household Size 2.57
Median Household Income $52,892 ±$2,213
Median Rent $895 ±$23
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 43.5% ± 3.43pp
Total Population 123,403

Population and Household Demographics

Bossier Parish is a County in Louisiana with a population of 123,403. There are 47,125 households in the county with an average household size of 2.57 persons. 34.9% of households in Bossier Parish are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Bossier Parish

The median gross income for households in Bossier Parish is $52,892 a year, or $4,408 a month. The median rent for the county is $895 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Bossier Parish, a household making less than $2,983 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 43.5% of households who rent are overburdened in Bossier Parish.1

Area Median Income In Bossier 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 Bossier Parish, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $57,500

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 Bossier 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 Bossier Parish HUD Rental Assistance in Bossier Parish

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,550 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $37,000 $39,350
50% of Median $20,900 $23,850 $26,850 $29,800 $32,200 $34,600 $37,000 $39,350
80% of Median $33,400 $38,200 $42,950 $47,700 $51,550 $55,350 $59,150 $63,000
Fair Market Rents in Bossier Parish

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2020 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$612 $739 $861 $1,077 $1,248

Cities In Bossier Parish

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City Listings Served By
Shreveport 84 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Shreveport are the Housing Authority of the City of Shreveport and Bossier Parish Section 8 Housing Authority.
Bossier City 15 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Bossier City are the Housing Authority of Bossier City and Bossier Parish Section 8 Housing Authority.
Benton 4 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Benton is the Bossier Parish Section 8 Housing Authority.
Haughton 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Haughton is the Bossier Parish Section 8 Housing Authority.
Plain Dealing 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Plain Dealing is the Bossier Parish Section 8 Housing Authority.
Bossier 0
Eastwood 0
Red Chute 0