Affordable Housing In Jefferson Davis Parish
12 Low Income Apartment Communities In Jefferson Davis Parish
Housing Authorities that serve Jefferson Davis Parish
|Jefferson Davis Parish Section 8||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Other Housing Authorities located in Jefferson Davis Parish
|Housing Authority of the Town of Welsh||Public Housing|
|Housing Authority of the Town of Lake Arthur||Public Housing|
|Housing Authority of the Town of Elton||Public Housing|
|Housing Authority of the City of Jennings||Public Housing|
|Village of Fenton Housing Authority||Public Housing|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana
There are 12 low income housing apartment communities offering 517 affordable apartments for rent in Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana.
Income Based Apartments in Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana
Jefferson Davis Parish features 411 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 Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana
There are 106 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Jefferson Davis Parish.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Jefferson Davis Parish landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Jefferson Davis Parish.
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Jefferson Davis Parish, LA Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||12|
|Total Low Income Apartments||517|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||411|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||26%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.53|
|Average Household Size||2.65|
|Median Household Income||$39,063 ±$3,231|
|Median Rent||$546 ±$30|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||39.34% ± 6.49pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Jefferson Davis Parish is a County in Louisiana with a population of 31,434. There are 11,652 households in the county with an average household size of 2.65 persons. 26% of households in Jefferson Davis Parish are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Jefferson Davis Parish
The median gross income for households in Jefferson Davis Parish is $39,063 a year, or $3,255 a month. The median rent for the county is $546 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Jefferson Davis Parish, a household making less than $1,820 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 39.34% of households who rent are overburdened in Jefferson Davis Parish.1
Area Median Income In Jefferson Davis 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 Jefferson Davis Parish, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $57,800
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 Jefferson Davis 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 Jefferson Davis Parish
|Income||1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% of Median||$12,490||$16,910||$21,330||$25,750||$30,170||$33,550||$35,850||$38,150|
|50% of Median||$20,250||$23,150||$26,050||$28,900||$31,250||$33,550||$35,850||$38,150|
|80% of Median||$32,400||$37,000||$41,650||$46,250||$49,950||$53,650||$57,350||$61,050|
Cities In Jefferson Davis Parish
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|Jennings||5||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Jennings are the Housing Authority of the City of Jennings and Jefferson Davis Parish Section 8.|
|Welsh||4||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Welsh are the Housing Authority of the Town of Welsh and Jefferson Davis Parish Section 8.|
|Lake Arthur||2||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Lake Arthur are the Housing Authority of the Town of Lake Arthur and Jefferson Davis Parish Section 8.|
|Elton||1||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Elton is the Jefferson Davis Parish Section 8.|