Caldwell Parish, Louisiana Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 172 income based apartments in Caldwell Parish where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 0 affordable apartments in Caldwell Parish that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Caldwell Parish, Louisiana

There is one Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list open in Caldwell Parish.

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Go to the Louisiana Section 8 Waiting Lists page for more openings near Caldwell Parish.

Columbia Gardens Apartments

122 Columbia Garden Dr
Columbia, Louisiana
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1-3 BR
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Collins Manor Anding Heights

112 N Alvin St
Columbia, Louisiana

Pine Terrace Apts

126 Pine Terrace Ln
Grayson, Louisiana
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Affordable Housing In Caldwell Parish

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City Apartments
Columbia, LA Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Columbia.
Grayson, LA Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Grayson.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Caldwell Parish, Louisiana

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of the Parish of Caldwell Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Go to the Louisiana Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Caldwell Parish.

Caldwell Parish, Louisiana Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Caldwell Parish, Louisiana

Caldwell Parish features 172 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 Caldwell Parish, Louisiana

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Caldwell Parish.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Caldwell Parish, Louisiana

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Caldwell Parish landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Caldwell Parish.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Caldwell Parish, Louisiana for a two-bedroom apartment is between $799 and $977.

2023 Caldwell 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
Caldwell Parish, Louisiana Fair Market Rent $670 $675 $888 $1,081 $1,193
Caldwell Parish, Louisiana Payment Standard Range $603 to $737 $608 to $743 $799 to $977 $973 to $1,189 $1,074 to $1,312

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Caldwell Parish, LA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 172
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 172
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 25.22%
Average Renter Household Size 2.43
Average Household Size 2.48
Median Household Income $33,294 ±$4,550
Median Rent $513 ±$45
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 36.47% ± 10.35pp
Total Population 9,990

Population and Household Demographics

Caldwell Parish is a county in Louisiana with a population of 9,990. There are 3,838 households in the county with an average household size of 2.48 persons. 25.22% of households in Caldwell Parish are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Caldwell Parish

The median gross income for households in Caldwell Parish is $33,294 a year, or $2,775 a month. The median rent for the county is $513 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Caldwell Parish, a household making less than $1,710 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 36.47% of households who rent are overburdened in Caldwell Parish.

Area Median Income In Caldwell 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 Caldwell Parish, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $54,000

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 Caldwell 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 Caldwell Parish

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Caldwell Parish AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,590 $18,310 $23,030 $27,050 $29,250 $31,400 $33,550 $35,750
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Caldwell Parish AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$18,950 $21,650 $24,350 $27,050 $29,250 $31,400 $33,550 $35,750
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Caldwell Parish AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$30,350 $34,650 $39,000 $43,300 $46,800 $50,250 $53,700 $57,200