Affordable Housing In La Salle Parish
Louisiana

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In La Salle Parish

Green Terrace Apartments

1060 Green Terrace Rd
Jena, Louisiana
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Green Terrace Apartments

1060 Green Terrace Rd
Jena, Louisiana

Olympia Estates

1053 Olympia Dr
Olla, Louisiana
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Guide To Affordable Housing in La Salle Parish, Louisiana

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 128 affordable apartments for rent in La Salle Parish, Louisiana.

Income Based Apartments in La Salle Parish, Louisiana

La Salle Parish features 32 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 La Salle Parish, Louisiana

There are 96 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in La Salle Parish.

Housing Choice Vouchers in La Salle Parish, Louisiana

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in La Salle Parish, Louisiana for a two-bedroom apartment is between $626 and $766.

2022 La Salle 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
La Salle Parish, Louisiana Fair Market Rent $529 $544 $696 $894 $980
La Salle Parish, Louisiana Payment Standard Range $476 to $582 $490 to $598 $626 to $766 $805 to $983 $882 to $1,078

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

La Salle Parish, LA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 128
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 32
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 21.69%
Average Renter Household Size 2.47
Average Household Size 2.46
Median Household Income $37,310 ±$5,329
Median Rent $523 ±$107
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 16.11% ± 6.91pp
Total Population 14,899

Population and Household Demographics

La Salle Parish is a county in Louisiana with a population of 14,899. There are 5,551 households in the county with an average household size of 2.46 persons. 21.69% of households in La Salle Parish are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in La Salle Parish

The median gross income for households in La Salle Parish is $37,310 a year, or $3,109 a month. The median rent for the county is $523 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In La Salle Parish, a household making less than $1,743 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 16.11% of households who rent are overburdened in La Salle Parish.

Area Median Income In La Salle 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 La Salle Parish, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $50,800

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 La Salle 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 La Salle Parish

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the La Salle Parish AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$12,880 $17,420 $21,960 $25,400 $27,450 $29,500 $31,500 $33,550
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the La Salle Parish AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$17,800 $20,350 $22,900 $25,400 $27,450 $29,500 $31,500 $33,550
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the La Salle Parish AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$28,500 $32,550 $36,600 $40,650 $43,950 $47,200 $50,450 $53,700

Cities In La Salle Parish

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City Served By
Jena The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Jena is the Housing Authority of Jena.
Midway
Olla The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Olla is the Housing Authority of the Town of Olla.
Tullos
Urania