Affordable Housing In Catahoula Parish
Louisiana

7 Low Income Apartment Communities In Catahoula Parish

Sicily Island

105 Rowan Ct
Sicily Island, Louisiana
Subsidized

Jonesville Housing

1000 Earlys Dr
Jonesville, Louisiana
Subsidized

Island Place Apartments

125 Honey Ln
Sicily Island, Louisiana
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Harrisonburg Seniors Apartments

La Hwy 8
Harrisonburg, Louisiana

Harrisonburg Senior Apartments

743 Bushley St
Harrisonburg, Louisiana
Subsidized

Catchoula Apartments

405 Fritz St
Jonesville, Louisiana
Subsidized

Jonesville Seniors Apartments

403 Fritz St
Jonesville, Louisiana
Subsidized
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Catahoula 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.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Catahoula Parish, Louisiana

Housing Authority Programs
Catahoula Parish Police Jury Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Catahoula Parish, Louisiana

There are 7 low income housing apartment communities offering 168 affordable apartments for rent in Catahoula Parish, Louisiana.

Income Based Apartments in Catahoula Parish, Louisiana

Catahoula Parish features 144 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 Catahoula Parish, Louisiana

There are 24 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Catahoula Parish.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Catahoula Parish, Louisiana

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Catahoula Parish, Louisiana for a two-bedroom apartment is between $626 and $766.

2022 Catahoula 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
Catahoula Parish, Louisiana Fair Market Rent $572 $611 $696 $989 $1,020
Catahoula Parish, Louisiana Payment Standard Range $515 to $629 $550 to $672 $626 to $766 $890 to $1,088 $918 to $1,122

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Catahoula Parish, LA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 7
Total Low Income Apartments 168
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 144
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 25.48%
Average Renter Household Size 2.45
Average Household Size 2.48
Median Household Income $34,904 ±$5,260
Median Rent $473 ±$33
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 25.55% ± 6.77pp
Total Population 10,247

Population and Household Demographics

Catahoula Parish is a county in Louisiana with a population of 10,247. There are 3,748 households in the county with an average household size of 2.48 persons. 25.48% of households in Catahoula Parish are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Catahoula Parish

The median gross income for households in Catahoula Parish is $34,904 a year, or $2,909 a month. The median rent for the county is $473 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Catahoula Parish, a household making less than $1,577 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 25.55% of households who rent are overburdened in Catahoula Parish.

Area Median Income In Catahoula 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 Catahoula Parish, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $59,600

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 Catahoula 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 Catahoula Parish

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Catahoula Parish AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$12,880 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $34,600 $37,000 $39,350
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Catahoula Parish AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$20,900 $23,850 $26,850 $29,800 $32,200 $34,600 $37,000 $39,350
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Catahoula Parish AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$33,400 $38,200 $42,950 $47,700 $51,550 $55,350 $59,150 $63,000

Cities In Catahoula Parish

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City Served By
Harrisonburg The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Harrisonburg is the Catahoula Parish Police Jury.
Jonesville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Jonesville is the Catahoula Parish Police Jury.
Sicily Island The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sicily Island is the Catahoula Parish Police Jury.
Wallace Ridge The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wallace Ridge is the Catahoula Parish Police Jury.