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Affordable Housing In East Baton Rouge Parish
Louisiana

70 Low Income Apartment Communities In East Baton Rouge Parish

Sharlo Terrace II

1808 Brightside Dr
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Income Based
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Canterbury House Apartments - Sherwood

2001 S Sherwood Forest Blvd
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
$739-1,111
1-3 BR

Camellia Trace

5350 Groom Road
Baker, Louisiana
$557-780
1-4 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Monte Sano Village

3002 E Mason Ave
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Call For Rent
1-4 BR
Family & Senior

Riversouth

723 River South Way
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Family & Senior

Turner Plaza

4546 North St
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Call For Rent
Studio-2 BR
55+
Accessible

Ardenwood Village

1957 North Ardenwood
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Call For Rent
1-4 BR
Family & Senior

Sharlo Terrace

4915 Alvin Dark Dr
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Call For Rent
Studio-1 BR

Oakwood Terrace Homes

6238 Cedar Pointe Blvd
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
$830-930
3-4 BR

Belhaven Trace

1016 Belhaven Trace Drive
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
$905
4 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Housing Authorities that serve East Baton Rouge Parish

Housing Authority Programs
East Baton Rouge Parish Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Other Housing Authorities located in East Baton Rouge Parish

Housing Authority Programs
City of Baton Rouge Office of Community Development

Guide To Affordable Housing in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

There are 70 low income housing apartment communities offering 6,357 affordable apartments for rent in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana.

Income Based Apartments in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

East Baton Rouge Parish features 2,792 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 East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

There are 3,565 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in East Baton Rouge Parish.

Housing Choice Vouchers in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay East Baton Rouge Parish landlords $800 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in East Baton Rouge Parish.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

East Baton Rouge Parish, LA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 70
Total Low Income Apartments 6,357
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 2,792
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 40.3%
Average Renter Household Size 2.46
Average Household Size 2.57
Median Household Income $49,285 ±$1,121
Median Rent $842 ±$12
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 50.65% ± 1.91pp
Total Population 444,690

Population and Household Demographics

East Baton Rouge Parish is a County in Louisiana with a population of 444,690. There are 169,120 households in the county with an average household size of 2.57 persons. 40.3% of households in East Baton Rouge Parish are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in East Baton Rouge Parish

The median gross income for households in East Baton Rouge Parish is $49,285 a year, or $4,107 a month. The median rent for the county is $842 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In East Baton Rouge Parish, a household making less than $2,807 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 50.65% of households who rent are overburdened in East Baton Rouge Parish.1

Area Median Income In East Baton Rouge 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 East Baton Rouge Parish, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $73,500

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 East Baton Rouge 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 East Baton Rouge Parish

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $15,450 $17,650 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $25,750 $29,400 $33,100 $36,750 $39,700 $42,650 $45,600 $48,550
80% of Median $41,200 $47,050 $52,950 $58,800 $63,550 $68,250 $72,950 $77,650

Cities In East Baton Rouge Parish

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City Listings Served By
Baton Rouge 62 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Baton Rouge are the East Baton Rouge Parish Housing Authority and City of Baton Rouge Office of Community Development.
Zachary 1
Baker 7
Brownfields 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Brownfields is the East Baton Rouge Parish Housing Authority.
Central 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Central is the East Baton Rouge Parish Housing Authority.
Gardere 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gardere is the East Baton Rouge Parish Housing Authority.
Inniswold 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Inniswold is the East Baton Rouge Parish Housing Authority.
Merrydale 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Merrydale is the East Baton Rouge Parish Housing Authority.
Monticello 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Monticello is the East Baton Rouge Parish Housing Authority.
Oak Hills Place 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Oak Hills Place is the East Baton Rouge Parish Housing Authority.
Old Jefferson 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Old Jefferson is the East Baton Rouge Parish Housing Authority.
Shenandoah 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Shenandoah is the East Baton Rouge Parish Housing Authority.
Village St. George 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Village St. George is the East Baton Rouge Parish Housing Authority.
Westminster 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Westminster is the East Baton Rouge Parish Housing Authority.