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Affordable Housing In Des Allemands
Lafourche Parish, Louisiana

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Des Allemands

Boutte - Des Allemands - Hahnville

172 Norman Ave
Des Allemands, Louisiana
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Guide To Affordable Housing in Des Allemands, Louisiana

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 129 affordable apartments for rent in Des Allemands, Louisiana.

Income Based Apartments in Des Allemands, Louisiana

Des Allemands features 129 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 Des Allemands, Louisiana

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Des Allemands, Louisiana

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Des Allemands, Louisiana for a two-bedroom apartment is between $786 and $960.

2020 Des Allemands, 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
Fair Market Rent $686 $690 $873 $1,206 $1,449
Payment Standard Range $617 to $755 $621 to $759 $786 to $960 $1,085 to $1,327 $1,304 to $1,594

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Des Allemands, LA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 129
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 129
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 18.74%
Average Renter Household Size 2.30
Average Household Size 2.44
Median Household Income $47,388 ±$19,238
Median Rent $908 ±$205
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 28.48% ± 27.67pp
Total Population 2,054

Population and Household Demographics

Des Allemands is a city in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana with a population of 2,054. There are 843 households in the city with an average household size of 2.44 persons. 18.74% of households in Des Allemands are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Des Allemands

The median gross income for households in Des Allemands is $47,388 a year, or $3,949 a month. The median rent for the city is $908 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Des Allemands, a household making less than $3,027 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 28.48% of households who rent are overburdened in Des Allemands.

Area Median Income In Des Allemands

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.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Des Allemands, the AMI is calculated from all households within Lafourche Parish.

In Des Allemands, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $67,200

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 Des Allemands

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 Des Allemands

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $13,800 $17,240 $21,720 $26,200 $30,680 $35,160 $39,640 $43,300
50% of Median $23,000 $26,250 $29,550 $32,800 $35,450 $38,050 $40,700 $43,300
80% of Median $36,750 $42,000 $47,250 $52,500 $56,700 $60,900 $65,100 $69,300