Affordable Housing In Evangeline Parish
15 Low Income Apartment Communities In Evangeline Parish
Housing Authorities that serve Evangeline Parish
|Evangeline Parish Police Jury||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Evangeline Parish, Louisiana
There are 15 low income housing apartment communities offering 845 affordable apartments for rent in Evangeline Parish, Louisiana.
Income Based Apartments in Evangeline Parish, Louisiana
Evangeline Parish features 845 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 Evangeline Parish, Louisiana
There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Evangeline Parish.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Evangeline Parish, Louisiana
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Evangeline Parish landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Evangeline Parish.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Evangeline Parish, Louisiana for a two-bedroom apartment is between $639 and $781.
2020 Evangeline 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|
|Fair Market Rent||$576||$593||$710||$898||$1,054|
|Payment Standard Range||$518 to $634||$534 to $652||$639 to $781||$808 to $988||$949 to $1,159|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Evangeline Parish, LA Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||15|
|Total Low Income Apartments||845|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||845|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||33.96%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.59|
|Average Household Size||2.65|
|Median Household Income||$30,009 ±$2,571|
|Median Rent||$539 ±$39|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||53.41% ± 7.18pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Evangeline Parish is a county in Louisiana with a population of 33,768. There are 11,954 households in the county with an average household size of 2.65 persons. 33.96% of households in Evangeline Parish are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Evangeline Parish
The median gross income for households in Evangeline Parish is $30,009 a year, or $2,501 a month. The median rent for the county is $539 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Evangeline Parish, a household making less than $1,797 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 53.41% of households who rent are overburdened in Evangeline Parish.
Area Median Income In Evangeline 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 Evangeline Parish, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $44,000
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 Evangeline 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 Evangeline Parish
|Income||1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% of Median||$12,760||$17,240||$21,720||$25,050||$27,100||$29,100||$31,100||$33,100|
|50% of Median||$17,550||$20,050||$22,550||$25,050||$27,100||$29,100||$31,100||$33,100|
|80% of Median||$28,100||$32,100||$36,100||$40,100||$43,350||$46,550||$49,750||$52,950|
Cities In Evangeline Parish
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|Chataignier||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Chataignier is the Evangeline Parish Police Jury.|
|Mamou||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Mamou are the Housing Authority of the Town of Mamou and Evangeline Parish Police Jury.|
|Pine Prairie||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pine Prairie is the Evangeline Parish Police Jury.|
|Reddell||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Reddell is the Evangeline Parish Police Jury.|
|Turkey Creek||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Turkey Creek is the Evangeline Parish Police Jury.|
|Ville Platte||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Ville Platte are the Ville Platte Housing Authority, City of Ville Platte Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Department and Evangeline Parish Police Jury.|