Affordable Housing In Mansura
Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana

4 Low Income Apartment Communities In Mansura

Mansura Villa

6714 Mansura Villa Dr
Mansura, Louisiana
Income Based
1-2 BR

Mansura Villa II

2044 Villa Dr
Mansura, Louisiana
Income Based
1-2 BR

Imani Plaza Apartments

6500 Thompson Dr
Mansura, Louisiana
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Misty Manor Estates

6400 Misty Manor Dr
Mansura, Louisiana
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Mansura, 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.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Mansura, Louisiana

Housing Authority Programs
Avoyelles Parish Police Jury Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Mansura, Louisiana

There are 4 low income housing apartment communities offering 168 affordable apartments for rent in Mansura, Louisiana.

Income Based Apartments in Mansura, Louisiana

Mansura features 168 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 Mansura, Louisiana

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Mansura, Louisiana

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Mansura landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Mansura.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Mansura, Louisiana for a two-bedroom apartment is between $638 and $780.

2022 Mansura, 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
Mansura, Louisiana Fair Market Rent $471 $539 $709 $918 $1,092
Mansura, Louisiana Payment Standard Range $424 to $518 $485 to $593 $638 to $780 $826 to $1,010 $983 to $1,201

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Mansura, LA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 168
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 168
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 48.79%
Average Renter Household Size 2.56
Average Household Size 2.56
Median Household Income $23,322 ±$4,277
Median Rent $407 ±$129
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 50.5% ± 14.57pp
Total Population 1,702

Population and Household Demographics

Mansura is a city in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana with a population of 1,702. There are 621 households in the city with an average household size of 2.56 persons. 48.79% of households in Mansura are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Mansura

The median gross income for households in Mansura is $23,322 a year, or $1,944 a month. The median rent for the city is $407 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Mansura, a household making less than $1,357 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 50.5% of households who rent are overburdened in Mansura.

Area Median Income In Mansura

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 Mansura, the AMI is calculated from all households within Avoyelles Parish.

In Mansura, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $54,900

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 Mansura

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 Mansura

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Mansura AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,590 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $30,600 $32,850 $35,100 $37,400
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Mansura AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$19,850 $22,650 $25,500 $28,300 $30,600 $32,850 $35,100 $37,400
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Mansura AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$31,750 $36,250 $40,800 $45,300 $48,950 $52,550 $56,200 $59,800