Affordable Housing In Grand Cane
DeSoto Parish, Louisiana

Guide To Affordable Housing in Grand Cane, Louisiana

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Grand Cane, Louisiana.

Income Based Apartments in Grand Cane, Louisiana

Grand Cane features 0 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 Grand Cane, Louisiana

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Grand Cane, Louisiana

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Grand Cane, Louisiana for a two-bedroom apartment is between $807 and $987.

2022 Grand Cane, 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
Grand Cane, Louisiana Fair Market Rent $632 $756 $897 $1,112 $1,249
Grand Cane, Louisiana Payment Standard Range $569 to $695 $680 to $832 $807 to $987 $1,001 to $1,223 $1,124 to $1,374

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Grand Cane, LA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 26.32%
Average Renter Household Size 3.44
Average Household Size 2.87
Median Household Income $44,844 ±$22,995
Median Rent $1,071 ±$589
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 44% ± 70.26pp
Total Population 273

Population and Household Demographics

Grand Cane is a city in DeSoto Parish, Louisiana with a population of 273. There are 95 households in the city with an average household size of 2.87 persons. 26.32% of households in Grand Cane are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Grand Cane

The median gross income for households in Grand Cane is $44,844 a year, or $3,737 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,071 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Grand Cane, a household making less than $3,570 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 44% of households who rent are overburdened in Grand Cane.

Area Median Income In Grand Cane

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 Grand Cane, the AMI is calculated from all households within DeSoto Parish.

In Grand Cane, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $60,800

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 Grand Cane

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 Grand Cane

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Grand Cane AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$12,880 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $34,550 $36,900 $39,300
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Grand Cane AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$20,850 $23,800 $26,800 $29,750 $32,150 $34,550 $36,900 $39,300
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Grand Cane AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$33,350 $38,100 $42,850 $47,600 $51,450 $55,250 $59,050 $62,850