Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Lincoln Parish, LA

Discover affordable housing in Lincoln Parish where there are 35+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Park Ridge Estates of Ruston

403 Richsmith Ln, Ruston, Louisiana 71272

Camellia Estates

118 Camellia Place, Grambling, Louisiana 71245

Edgewood Square Apartments

713 McDonald Ave, Ruston, Louisiana 71270

Gray Creek Apartments

500 S Barnett Springs St, Ruston, Louisiana 71270

Mansfield Estates

138 Mansfield Estates Drive, Grambling, Louisiana 71245

Pine Ridge Apartments

9751 Highway 80, Simsboro, Louisiana 71275

Sparta Place

601 S Sparta St, Ruston, Louisiana 71270

Independence Meadows

706 Independence Cir , Ruston, Louisiana 71270

Highland Apartments

2000 Illinois Ave, Ruston, Louisiana 71270

Peaks of Ruston

639 Peaks Raj Lane, Ruston, Louisiana 71270

Lincoln Family Housing

104 Greene Ln, Ruston, Louisiana 71270

Pecan Villa

611 S Bonner St, Ruston, Louisiana 71270

Orchard Creek

502 Legacy Ln, Ruston, Louisiana 71270

Emerald Trace Apartments

419 Emerald Trace Dr, Ruston, Louisiana 71270

Tradition Cove Subdivision

Martin Luther King Dr, Grambling, Louisiana 71270

Pinecrest Apartments

111 Young St, Grambling, Louisiana 71245

Pinecrest II Apartments

570 College Ave, Grambling, Louisiana 71245

Golden Ages Senior Village

503 Pleasant Hill Ln, Ruston, Louisiana 71270

Cinnamon Court Apartments

145 Nutmeg Dr, Ruston, Louisiana 71270

Peachtree Apartments

2100 Farmerville Hwy, Ruston, Louisiana 71270

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Lincoln Parish, Louisiana
$9.91 (+137%) more than Louisiana minimum wage and $9.91 (+137%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve Lincoln 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.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) programs for Lincoln Parish, Louisiana.

Go to the Louisiana Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Lincoln Parish.

How many renters live in Lincoln Parish, Louisiana?

The County of Lincoln Parish has 48,323 people living in 18,043 households.

There are 20,483 renters living in 8,676 renter households in this County. Renters make up 42.39 percent of the population living in Lincoln Parish.

What is the rental market like in Lincoln Parish, Louisiana?

There are an estimated 20,491 housing units in the Lincoln Parish area. Of these, 9,086 units are rental homes, making up 44 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Lincoln Parish, Louisiana, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Lincoln Parish?

The rental vacancy rate in Lincoln Parish is 3 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

How many rental units are in Lincoln Parish for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Lincoln Parish
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
29 1,332 3,957 2,762 593
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Lincoln Parish

A large number of apartments in Lincoln Parish have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How many renter households in Lincoln Parish are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 52 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 29 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Lincoln Parish

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $678 to $1,537. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $678
One BR $727
Two BR $906
Three BR $1,178
Four BR $1,537
2024 Fair Market Rents in Lincoln Parish, Louisiana

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Lincoln Parish?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 18 62 percent
One BR 870 65 percent
Two BR 2,382 60 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Lincoln Parish, Louisiana

How many affordable rental units are in Lincoln Parish?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Lincoln Parish, Louisiana including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 475
Public Housing 394
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 100
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities 15
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing 208
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Lincoln Parish, Louisiana

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Lincoln Parish, Louisiana

Lincoln Parish features 718 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 771 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.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Lincoln Parish, Louisiana for a two-bedroom apartment is between $815 and $997.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.