Affordable Housing In Lincoln Parish
32 Low Income Apartment Communities In Lincoln Parish
Housing Authorities that serve Lincoln Parish
|Lincoln Parish Police Jury||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Other Housing Authorities located in Lincoln Parish
|Housing Authority of Ruston||Public Housing|
|Housing Authority of the Town of Grambling||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing|
|Section 8 Housing Office of the City of Ruston||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
|Bienville Parish Police Jury||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
|Claiborne Parish Section 8||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Guide To Affordable Housing in Lincoln Parish, Louisiana
There are 32 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,493 affordable apartments for rent in Lincoln Parish, Louisiana.
Income Based Apartments in Lincoln Parish, Louisiana
Lincoln Parish features 754 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 Lincoln Parish, Louisiana
There are 705 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Lincoln Parish.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Lincoln Parish, Louisiana
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Lincoln Parish landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Lincoln Parish.
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Lincoln Parish, LA Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||32|
|Total Low Income Apartments||1,493|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||754|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||46.23%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.55|
|Average Household Size||2.56|
|Median Household Income||$33,467 ±$2,386|
|Median Rent||$666 ±$29|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||53.38% ± 5.14pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Lincoln Parish is a County in Louisiana with a population of 47,349. There are 17,169 households in the county with an average household size of 2.56 persons. 46.23% of households in Lincoln Parish are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Lincoln Parish
The median gross income for households in Lincoln Parish is $33,467 a year, or $2,789 a month. The median rent for the county is $666 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Lincoln Parish, a household making less than $2,220 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 53.38% of households who rent are overburdened in Lincoln Parish.1
Area Median Income In Lincoln 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 Lincoln Parish, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $57,200
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 Lincoln 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 Lincoln 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||$33,200||$35,500||$37,800|
|50% of Median||$20,050||$22,900||$25,750||$28,600||$30,900||$33,200||$35,500||$37,800|
|80% of Median||$32,050||$36,600||$41,200||$45,750||$49,450||$53,100||$56,750||$60,400|
Cities In Lincoln Parish
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|Ruston||24||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Ruston are the Housing Authority of Ruston, Lincoln Parish Police Jury and Section 8 Housing Office of the City of Ruston.|
|Grambling||7||The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Grambling are the Housing Authority of the Town of Grambling and Lincoln Parish Police Jury.|
|Dubach||0||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dubach is the Lincoln Parish Police Jury.|
|Simsboro||1||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Simsboro is the Lincoln Parish Police Jury.|