Affordable Housing In Lafourche Parish
Louisiana

Affordable Housing programs support 881 income based apartments in Lafourche Parish where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 484 affordable apartments in Lafourche Parish that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in Lafourche Parish. Go to the Louisiana Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near Lafourche Parish.

Boutte - Des Allemands - Hahnville

172 Norman Ave
Des Allemands, Louisiana

Plantation Trace Apartments

2127 Audubon Ave
Thibodaux, Louisiana
Affordable

St Charles Apartments

125 Saint Charles St
Thibodaux, Louisiana
Affordable

St Charles Apartments

1259 Saint Charles St
Thibodaux, Louisiana
Affordable

Tarpon South Apartments

110 Peach St
Galliano, Louisiana
Affordable

Elizabeth Tne Apts

101 Sycamore St
Raceland, Louisiana

Waverly Plantation Apts

800 Winder Road East
Thibodaux, Louisiana
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Affordable Housing In Lafourche Parish

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City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Des Allemands, LA Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Des Allemands.
Affordable Housing In Galliano, LA Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Galliano.
Affordable Housing In Golden Meadow, LA Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Golden Meadow.
Affordable Housing In Lockport, LA Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Lockport.
Affordable Housing In Raceland, LA Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Raceland.
Affordable Housing In Thibodaux, LA Affordable Housing programs support 9 apartment communities in Thibodaux.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Lafourche 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.

Housing Authority Programs
Lafourche Parish Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Go to the Louisiana Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Lafourche Parish.

Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana

Lafourche Parish features 881 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 Lafourche Parish, Louisiana

There are 484 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Lafourche Parish.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana for a two-bedroom apartment is between $883 and $1,079.

2023 Lafourche 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
Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Fair Market Rent $656 $780 $981 $1,266 $1,428
Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Payment Standard Range $590 to $722 $702 to $858 $883 to $1,079 $1,139 to $1,393 $1,285 to $1,571

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Lafourche Parish, LA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 17
Total Low Income Apartments 1,405
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 881
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 24.21%
Average Renter Household Size 2.52
Average Household Size 2.68
Median Household Income $51,030 ±$1,656
Median Rent $720 ±$26
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 37.1% ± 4.04pp
Total Population 97,474

Population and Household Demographics

Lafourche Parish is a county in Louisiana with a population of 97,474. There are 35,592 households in the county with an average household size of 2.68 persons. 24.21% of households in Lafourche Parish are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Lafourche Parish

The median gross income for households in Lafourche Parish is $51,030 a year, or $4,253 a month. The median rent for the county is $720 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Lafourche Parish, a household making less than $2,400 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 37.1% of households who rent are overburdened in Lafourche Parish.

Area Median Income In Lafourche 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 Lafourche Parish, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $69,400

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 Lafourche 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 Lafourche Parish

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Lafourche Parish AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,600 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $45,850
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Lafourche Parish AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$24,300 $27,800 $31,250 $34,700 $37,500 $40,300 $43,050 $45,850
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Lafourche Parish AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$38,850 $44,400 $49,950 $55,500 $59,950 $64,400 $68,850 $73,300