; Low Income Apartments For Rent in Natchitoches, LA

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River Bend Apartments I-IV

300 River Bend Drive
Natchitoches, Louisiana
Subsidized
Rent Assisted
Senior
Supportive
LIHTC
S515
RDRA
Call For Rent
3-4 BR

Bayou Place Apartments

1600 Meadows Dr
Natchitoches, Louisiana
Subsidized
Rent Assisted
Senior
Supportive
LIHTC
RDRA
S515

Natchitoches - Thomas

500 North St
Natchitoches, Louisiana
Subsidized
PBRA

Cane Gardens Apartments

724 Keyser Ave
Natchitoches, Louisiana
Subsidized
PBRA
BMIR

Lakeview V Apartments

501 Lakeview Dr
Natchitoches, Louisiana
Rent Assisted
LIHTC

East Natchitoches

668 Jackson Dr
Natchitoches, Louisiana
Subsidized
Public Housing

Fairgrounds Road Apartments

425 McDobson Way
Natchitoches, Louisiana
Rent Assisted
LIHTC
BMIR

University Terrace Apartments II

220 Fairgrounds Rd
Natchitoches, Louisiana
Rent Assisted
Senior
Supportive
S515

Willa Point Apartments

1414 Highway 1
Natchitoches, Louisiana
Rent Assisted
LIHTC
HOME

Lakeview IV Apartments

400 Lakeview Dr
Natchitoches, Louisiana
Rent Assisted
LIHTC

Bayou Bend Apartments

100 Maria Ln
Natchitoches, Louisiana
Rent Assisted
LIHTC

Lakeview III Apartments

300 Lakeview Dr
Natchitoches, Louisiana
Rent Assisted
LIHTC

Lakeview Apartments II

1600 Lakeview Dr
Natchitoches, Louisiana
Rent Assisted
LIHTC

Natchitocres Elderly Apartments

1120 Washington St
Natchitoches, Louisiana
Rent Assisted
LIHTC

Hagewood Apartments

111 Highway 117
Natchitoches, Louisiana
Subsidized
Rent Assisted
Senior
Supportive
LIHTC
RDRA
S515
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There are 691 low-income apartments in Natchitoches that offer reduced rents to eligible households.

Rental assistance programs support 726 low-income homes in Natchitoches where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $299 towards rent each month.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on January 3rd, 2023. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Natchitoches, 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
Housing Authority of the City of Natchitoches Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
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Natchitoches, Louisiana Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Natchitoches, Louisiana

Natchitoches features 726 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 Natchitoches, Louisiana

There are 691 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Natchitoches.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Natchitoches, Louisiana

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Natchitoches, Louisiana for a two-bedroom apartment is between $768 and $938.

2023 Natchitoches, 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
Natchitoches, Louisiana Fair Market Rent $570 $648 $853 $1,080 $1,146
Natchitoches, Louisiana Payment Standard Range $513 to $627 $583 to $713 $768 to $938 $972 to $1,188 $1,031 to $1,261

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Natchitoches, LA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 26
Total Low Income Apartments 1,417
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 726
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 58.64%
Average Renter Household Size 2.34
Average Household Size 2.60
Median Household Income $22,216 ±$2,505
Median Rent $594 ±$59
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 60.69% ± 8.1pp
Total Population 18,460

Population and Household Demographics

Natchitoches is a city in Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana with a population of 18,460. There are 6,741 households in the city with an average household size of 2.60 persons. 58.64% of households in Natchitoches are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Natchitoches

The median gross income for households in Natchitoches is $22,216 a year, or $1,851 a month. The median rent for the city is $594 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Natchitoches, a household making less than $1,980 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 60.69% of households who rent are overburdened in Natchitoches.

Area Median Income In Natchitoches

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 Natchitoches, the AMI is calculated from all households within Natchitoches Parish.

In Natchitoches, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $60,500

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 Natchitoches

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 Natchitoches

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Natchitoches AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,580 $19,720 $24,860 $29,200 $31,550 $33,900 $36,250 $38,550
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Natchitoches AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$20,450 $23,400 $26,300 $29,200 $31,550 $33,900 $36,250 $38,550
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Natchitoches AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$32,700 $37,400 $42,050 $46,700 $50,450 $54,200 $57,950 $61,650