Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Grambling, LA

Discover affordable housing in Grambling where there are 7+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Camellia Estates

118 Camellia Place, Grambling, Louisiana 71245

Mansfield Estates

138 Mansfield Estates Drive, Grambling, Louisiana 71245

Tradition Cove Subdivision

Martin Luther King Dr, Grambling, Louisiana 71270

Pinecrest Apartments

111 Young St, Grambling, Louisiana 71245

Pinecrest II Apartments

570 College Ave, Grambling, Louisiana 71245

Pinecrest Apartments Ltd

Corner of Hwy 80 Young St, Grambling, Louisiana 71245

Perkins Lane Complex

100 Ellis Washington St, Grambling, Louisiana 71245

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Grambling, Louisiana
$9.91 (+137%) more than Louisiana minimum wage and $9.91 (+137%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Grambling, 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.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing programs for Grambling, Louisiana.
Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) programs for Grambling, Louisiana.

Go to the Louisiana Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Grambling.

How many renters live in Grambling, Louisiana?

The City of Grambling has 5,315 people living in 1,637 households.

There are 3,046 renters living in 1,031 renter households in this City. Renters make up 57.31 percent of the population living in Grambling.

What is the rental market like in Grambling, Louisiana?

There are an estimated 2,083 housing units in the Grambling area. Of these, 1,135 units are rental homes, making up 54 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Grambling, Louisiana, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Grambling?

The rental vacancy rate in Grambling is 7 percent. This is a higher than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are high it means that there are a lot of available units and rents tend to be lower.

How many rental units are in Grambling for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Grambling
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
0 77 410 291 253
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Grambling

A large number of apartments in Grambling have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How many renter households in Grambling are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 60 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 46 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Grambling

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $678 to $1,537. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $678
One BR $727
Two BR $906
Three BR $1,178
Four BR $1,537
2024 Fair Market Rents in Grambling, Louisiana

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Grambling?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
One BR 57 74 percent
Two BR 312 76 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Grambling, Louisiana

How many affordable rental units are in Grambling?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Grambling, Louisiana including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 242
Public Housing 96
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing 64
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Grambling, Louisiana

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Grambling, Louisiana

Grambling features 159 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 Grambling, Louisiana

There are 80 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Grambling.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Grambling, Louisiana

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Grambling landlords $300 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Grambling.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Grambling, Louisiana for a two-bedroom apartment is between $815 and $997.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.