Affordable Housing In Cameron Parish
Louisiana

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Cameron Parish

Cameron Place Apartments

1593 Marshall St
Cameron, Louisiana
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Cameron Parish, Louisiana

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 40 affordable apartments for rent in Cameron Parish, Louisiana.

Income Based Apartments in Cameron Parish, Louisiana

Cameron Parish features 0 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 Cameron Parish, Louisiana

There are 40 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Cameron Parish.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Cameron Parish, Louisiana

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Cameron Parish landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Cameron Parish.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Cameron Parish, Louisiana for a two-bedroom apartment is between $796 and $972.

2022 Cameron 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
Cameron Parish, Louisiana Fair Market Rent $660 $688 $884 $1,107 $1,241
Cameron Parish, Louisiana Payment Standard Range $594 to $726 $619 to $757 $796 to $972 $996 to $1,218 $1,117 to $1,365

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Cameron Parish, LA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 40
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 9.16%
Average Renter Household Size 2.30
Average Household Size 2.57
Median Household Income $64,231 ±$4,778
Median Rent $727 ±$149
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 33.05% ± 22.12pp
Total Population 6,706

Population and Household Demographics

Cameron Parish is a county in Louisiana with a population of 6,706. There are 2,608 households in the county with an average household size of 2.57 persons. 9.16% of households in Cameron Parish are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Cameron Parish

The median gross income for households in Cameron Parish is $64,231 a year, or $5,353 a month. The median rent for the county is $727 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Cameron Parish, a household making less than $2,423 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 33.05% of households who rent are overburdened in Cameron Parish.

Area Median Income In Cameron 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 Cameron Parish, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $68,400

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 Cameron 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 Cameron Parish

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Cameron Parish AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,600 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $42,750
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Cameron Parish AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$22,650 $25,900 $29,150 $32,350 $34,950 $37,550 $40,150 $42,750
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Cameron Parish AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$36,250 $41,400 $46,600 $51,750 $55,900 $60,050 $64,200 $68,350

Cities In Cameron Parish

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