Affordable Housing In Evangeline Parish
Louisiana

15 Low Income Apartment Communities In Evangeline Parish

Oakwood Apartments

1611 Cajun Dr
Mamou, Louisiana
Income Based
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Ville Platte Village Apartments

1201 Tom Drive
Ville Platte, Louisiana
Call For Rent
2-3 BR
Subsidized

Peaceful Chateau

1605 Peach St
Mamou, Louisiana
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Savoy Heights

909 Cherry St
Mamou, Louisiana
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Olenes Pop Vidrine

1110 N Chataignier St
Ville Platte, Louisiana
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Peaceful Maison

1616 Duos St
Mamou, Louisiana
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Village De Memoire I and II

1001 N Reed St
Ville Platte, Louisiana
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Chateau Des Amis

955 W Dardeau St
Ville Platte, Louisiana
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Ms. Lous Palace

228 Church St
Ville Platte, Louisiana
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Gabriel Villa Apartments

806 N Latour St
Ville Platte, Louisiana
Subsidized

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Evangeline 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 Evangeline Parish, Louisiana

Housing Authority Programs
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 $626 and $766.

2022 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
Evangeline Parish, Louisiana Fair Market Rent $529 $574 $696 $890 $985
Evangeline Parish, Louisiana Payment Standard Range $476 to $582 $517 to $631 $626 to $766 $801 to $979 $887 to $1,084

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
Total Population 33,768

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 $44,500

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 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

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Evangeline 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 Evangeline 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 Evangeline 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 Evangeline Parish

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City Served By
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.