Affordable Housing In Grant Parish
Louisiana

5 Low Income Apartment Communities In Grant Parish

Pecan Grove Apartments

550 Farenzie Rd
Colfax, Louisiana

Dry Prong Apartments

Hwy 167
Dry Prong, Louisiana

Pollock Apartments

1451 Hickory St
Pollock, Louisiana
Subsidized

100 Hud Loop

100 Hud Loop
Colfax, Louisiana

Foxworth Apartments

1601 Highway 34
Montgomery, Louisiana
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Grant 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 Grant Parish, Louisiana

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of Grant Parish Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Grant Parish, Louisiana

There are 5 low income housing apartment communities offering 142 affordable apartments for rent in Grant Parish, Louisiana.

Income Based Apartments in Grant Parish, Louisiana

Grant Parish features 100 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 Grant Parish, Louisiana

There are 42 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Grant Parish.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Grant Parish, Louisiana

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Grant Parish landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Grant Parish.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Grant Parish, Louisiana for a two-bedroom apartment is between $736 and $900.

2022 Grant 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
Grant Parish, Louisiana Fair Market Rent $543 $637 $818 $1,097 $1,195
Grant Parish, Louisiana Payment Standard Range $489 to $597 $573 to $701 $736 to $900 $987 to $1,207 $1,076 to $1,315

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Grant Parish, LA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 142
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 100
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 26.04%
Average Renter Household Size 2.85
Average Household Size 2.63
Median Household Income $39,914 ±$2,467
Median Rent $729 ±$81
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 31.59% ± 7.52pp
Total Population 22,362

Population and Household Demographics

Grant Parish is a county in Louisiana with a population of 22,362. There are 7,197 households in the county with an average household size of 2.63 persons. 26.04% of households in Grant Parish are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Grant Parish

The median gross income for households in Grant Parish is $39,914 a year, or $3,326 a month. The median rent for the county is $729 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Grant Parish, a household making less than $2,430 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 31.59% of households who rent are overburdened in Grant Parish.

Area Median Income In Grant 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 Grant Parish, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $60,500

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 Grant 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 Grant Parish

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Grant Parish AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$12,880 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,100 $37,550 $39,950
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Grant Parish AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$21,200 $24,200 $27,250 $30,250 $32,700 $35,100 $37,550 $39,950
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Grant Parish AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$33,900 $38,750 $43,600 $48,400 $52,300 $56,150 $60,050 $63,900

Cities In Grant Parish

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City Served By
Colfax The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Colfax are the Housing Authority of Grant Parish and Housing Authority of the Town of Colfax.
Creola The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Creola is the Housing Authority of Grant Parish.
Dry Prong The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dry Prong is the Housing Authority of Grant Parish.
Georgetown The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Georgetown is the Housing Authority of Grant Parish.
Montgomery The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Montgomery is the Housing Authority of Grant Parish.
Pollock The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pollock is the Housing Authority of Grant Parish.
Prospect The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Prospect is the Housing Authority of Grant Parish.
Rock Hill The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rock Hill is the Housing Authority of Grant Parish.