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Whispering Hope

Griffen St At Hwy 171, Lake Charles, Louisiana 70601

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Whispering Hope Details

  • 41 bedroom units.
  • Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly

Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly

Since this property was built or renovated using funding from HUD's Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly program, residency is usually restricted to households earning 50% of the Area Median Income (AMI) or less with at least one member age 62 years or older. Tenants pay rent based on household income. This rent is usually the highest of the following three amounts: either 30% adjusted monthly income, or 10% unadjusted monthly income, or, if receiving welfare assistance, the housing costs portion of this assistance.

Lake Charles HUD Rental Assistance Income Qualifications

Generally, households earning up to the income limit in the table below for their household size are eligible for units participating in a HUD rental assistance program in Lake Charles but actual income limits may differ for units at Whispering Hope.

AMI Band 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% $13,600 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $42,750
50% $22,650 $25,900 $29,150 $32,350 $34,950 $37,550 $40,150 $42,750
80% $36,250 $41,400 $46,600 $51,750 $55,900 $60,050 $64,200 $68,350

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