Affordable Housing In Napoleonville
Assumption Parish, Louisiana

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Napoleonville

Assumption Apts

186 Highway 1008
Napoleonville, Louisiana

Assumption Senior Citizens Apts

174 Hwy 1008
Napoleonville, Louisiana
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Napoleonville, 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 Napoleonville, Louisiana

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Napoleonville, Louisiana

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 30 affordable apartments for rent in Napoleonville, Louisiana.

Income Based Apartments in Napoleonville, Louisiana

Napoleonville features 30 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 Napoleonville, Louisiana

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Napoleonville, Louisiana

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Napoleonville landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Napoleonville.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Napoleonville, Louisiana for a two-bedroom apartment is between $664 and $812.

2022 Napoleonville, 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
Napoleonville, Louisiana Fair Market Rent $601 $648 $738 $1,019 $1,158
Napoleonville, Louisiana Payment Standard Range $541 to $661 $583 to $713 $664 to $812 $917 to $1,121 $1,042 to $1,274

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Napoleonville, LA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 30
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 30
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 53.42%
Average Renter Household Size 2.69
Average Household Size 2.79
Median Household Income $22,500 ±$4,958
Median Rent $621 ±$152
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 55.2% ± 16.75pp
Total Population 653

Population and Household Demographics

Napoleonville is a city in Assumption Parish, Louisiana with a population of 653. There are 234 households in the city with an average household size of 2.79 persons. 53.42% of households in Napoleonville are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Napoleonville

The median gross income for households in Napoleonville is $22,500 a year, or $1,875 a month. The median rent for the city is $621 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Napoleonville, a household making less than $2,070 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 55.2% of households who rent are overburdened in Napoleonville.

Area Median Income In Napoleonville

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 Napoleonville, the AMI is calculated from all households within Assumption Parish.

In Napoleonville, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $59,000

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 Napoleonville

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 Napoleonville

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Napoleonville AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$12,950 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $38,150 $40,600
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Napoleonville AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$21,550 $24,600 $27,700 $30,750 $33,250 $35,700 $38,150 $40,600
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Napoleonville AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$34,450 $39,400 $44,300 $49,200 $53,150 $57,100 $61,050 $64,950