Affordable Housing In Claiborne Parish
Louisiana

6 Low Income Apartment Communities In Claiborne Parish

Mill Street Apartments

1988 Mill St
Haynesville, Louisiana
Subsidized

Union Square Apartments

601 S Plum St
Junction City, Louisiana
Subsidized

331 Oil Mill St

331 Oil Mill St
Homer, Louisiana

Cadenhead

1943 Mill St
Haynesville, Louisiana

Claiburne Seniors Apartments

100 Seniors Dr
Homer, Louisiana
Subsidized

Claiborne Place Apartments

100 Circle Dr
Homer, Louisiana
Subsidized
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Claiborne 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 Claiborne Parish, Louisiana

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Claiborne Parish, Louisiana

There are 6 low income housing apartment communities offering 444 affordable apartments for rent in Claiborne Parish, Louisiana.

Income Based Apartments in Claiborne Parish, Louisiana

Claiborne Parish features 444 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 Claiborne Parish, Louisiana

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Claiborne Parish, Louisiana

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Claiborne Parish landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $200 towards rent in Claiborne Parish.

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

2022 Claiborne 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
Claiborne Parish, Louisiana Fair Market Rent $546 $557 $696 $865 $944
Claiborne Parish, Louisiana Payment Standard Range $491 to $601 $501 to $613 $626 to $766 $779 to $952 $850 to $1,038

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Claiborne Parish, LA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 6
Total Low Income Apartments 444
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 444
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 30.25%
Average Renter Household Size 2.55
Average Household Size 2.51
Median Household Income $32,072 ±$2,317
Median Rent $617 ±$50
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 45.08% ± 6.97pp
Total Population 16,639

Population and Household Demographics

Claiborne Parish is a county in Louisiana with a population of 16,639. There are 5,852 households in the county with an average household size of 2.51 persons. 30.25% of households in Claiborne Parish are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Claiborne Parish

The median gross income for households in Claiborne Parish is $32,072 a year, or $2,673 a month. The median rent for the county is $617 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Claiborne Parish, a household making less than $2,057 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 45.08% of households who rent are overburdened in Claiborne Parish.

Area Median Income In Claiborne 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 Claiborne Parish, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $39,200

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 Claiborne 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 Claiborne Parish

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Claiborne Parish AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$12,880 $17,420 $21,800 $24,200 $26,150 $28,100 $30,050 $31,950
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Claiborne Parish AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$16,950 $19,400 $21,800 $24,200 $26,150 $28,100 $30,050 $31,950
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Claiborne Parish AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$27,100 $31,000 $34,850 $38,700 $41,800 $44,900 $48,000 $51,100

Cities In Claiborne Parish

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City Served By
Athens The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Athens is the Claiborne Parish Section 8.
Haynesville The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Haynesville are the Housing Authority of the Town of Haynesville and Claiborne Parish Section 8.
Homer The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Homer are the Housing Authority of Homer and Claiborne Parish Section 8.
Junction City The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Junction City is the Claiborne Parish Section 8.
Lisbon The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Lisbon is the Claiborne Parish Section 8.