Affordable Housing In Lockport Heights
Lafourche Parish, Louisiana

Affordable Housing programs support 0 income based apartments in Lockport Heights where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 0 affordable apartments in Lockport Heights that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Lockport Heights, Louisiana

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

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Public Housing Agencies Serving Lockport Heights, 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 Lockport Heights.

Lockport Heights, Louisiana Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Lockport Heights, Louisiana

Lockport Heights features 0 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 Lockport Heights, Louisiana

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Lockport Heights.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Lockport Heights, Louisiana

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

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

2023 Lockport Heights, 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
Lockport Heights, Louisiana Fair Market Rent $656 $780 $981 $1,266 $1,428
Lockport Heights, 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.

Lockport Heights, LA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 18.74%
Average Renter Household Size 2.90
Average Household Size 2.65
Median Household Income $56,688 ±$10,758
Median Rent $740 ±$39
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 30.61% ± 29.32pp
Total Population 1,386

Population and Household Demographics

Lockport Heights is a city in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana with a population of 1,386. There are 523 households in the city with an average household size of 2.65 persons. 18.74% of households in Lockport Heights are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Lockport Heights

The median gross income for households in Lockport Heights is $56,688 a year, or $4,724 a month. The median rent for the city is $740 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Lockport Heights, a household making less than $2,467 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 30.61% of households who rent are overburdened in Lockport Heights.

Area Median Income In Lockport Heights

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.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Lockport Heights, the AMI is calculated from all households within Lafourche Parish.

In Lockport Heights, 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 Lockport Heights

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 Lockport Heights

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Lockport Heights 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 Lockport Heights 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 Lockport Heights 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