Affordable Housing In Mathews
Lafourche Parish, Louisiana

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

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

Waiting Lists in Mathews, Louisiana

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

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Public Housing Agencies Serving Mathews, 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 Mathews.

Mathews, Louisiana Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Mathews, Louisiana

Mathews 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 Mathews, Louisiana

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Mathews, Louisiana

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

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

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

Mathews, 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 9.91%
Average Renter Household Size 3.56
Average Household Size 2.99
Median Household Income $66,417 ±$46,277
Median Rent $721 ±$292
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 44.3% ± 43.93pp
Total Population 2,387

Population and Household Demographics

Mathews is a city in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana with a population of 2,387. There are 797 households in the city with an average household size of 2.99 persons. 9.91% of households in Mathews are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Mathews

The median gross income for households in Mathews is $66,417 a year, or $5,535 a month. The median rent for the city is $721 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Mathews, a household making less than $2,403 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 44.3% of households who rent are overburdened in Mathews.

Area Median Income In Mathews

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 Mathews, the AMI is calculated from all households within Lafourche Parish.

In Mathews, 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 Mathews

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 Mathews

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Mathews 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 Mathews 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 Mathews 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