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Affordable Housing In Ouachita Parish
Louisiana

67 Low Income Apartment Communities In Ouachita Parish

Kingswood Villa Apartments

5500 Highland Rd
Richwood, Louisiana
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Breece-Lock

13 Breece Cir
Monroe, Louisiana
Call For Rent
1-4 BR
Family & Senior

Johnson Carver Terrace

6 Roy Dr
Monroe, Louisiana
Call For Rent
1-4 BR
Family & Senior

Foster Heights

1912 Ruth St
Monroe, Louisiana
Call For Rent
1-4 BR
Family & Senior

Boeuf River

101 Preston Loop
Monroe, Louisiana
$675-753
3-4 BR
Accepts Vouchers

Robert Place Apartments

1850 Garrett Rd
Monroe, Louisiana
Call For Rent
1 BR
Subsidized

Burg Jones

709 Beverly St
Monroe, Louisiana
Call For Rent
1-5 BR
Family & Senior

Frances Towers

300 Harrison St
Monroe, Louisiana
Call For Rent
1 BR
55+
62+

Mckeen Plaza

1500 McKeen Pl
Monroe, Louisiana
Call For Rent
1 BR
62+

Parish Square

5405 Blanks St
Monroe, Louisiana
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Housing Authorities that serve Ouachita Parish

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

Other Housing Authorities located in Ouachita Parish

Housing Authority Programs
Monroe Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
West Monroe Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Ouachita Parish, Louisiana

There are 67 low income housing apartment communities offering 4,539 affordable apartments for rent in Ouachita Parish, Louisiana.

Income Based Apartments in Ouachita Parish, Louisiana

Ouachita Parish features 2,599 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 Ouachita Parish, Louisiana

There are 1,839 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Ouachita Parish.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Ouachita Parish, Louisiana

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Ouachita Parish landlords $500 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Ouachita Parish.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Ouachita Parish, LA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 67
Total Low Income Apartments 4,539
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 2,599
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 40.32%
Average Renter Household Size 2.57
Average Household Size 2.55
Median Household Income $37,754 ±$1,680
Median Rent $689 ±$15
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 47.49% ± 2.68pp
Total Population 155,769

Population and Household Demographics

Ouachita Parish is a County in Louisiana with a population of 155,769. There are 57,690 households in the county with an average household size of 2.55 persons. 40.32% of households in Ouachita Parish are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Ouachita Parish

The median gross income for households in Ouachita Parish is $37,754 a year, or $3,146 a month. The median rent for the county is $689 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Ouachita Parish, a household making less than $2,297 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 47.49% of households who rent are overburdened in Ouachita Parish.1

Area Median Income In Ouachita Parish

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.

In Ouachita Parish, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $51,200

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 Ouachita Parish

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 Ouachita Parish

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,490 $16,910 $21,330 $25,600 $27,650 $29,700 $31,750 $33,800
50% of Median $17,950 $20,500 $23,050 $25,600 $27,650 $29,700 $31,750 $33,800
80% of Median $28,700 $32,800 $36,900 $40,950 $44,250 $47,550 $50,800 $54,100

Cities In Ouachita Parish

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City Listings Served By
Monroe 49 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Monroe are the Monroe Housing Authority and Ouachita Parish Police Jury.
West Monroe 11 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve West Monroe are the Ouachita Parish Police Jury and West Monroe Housing Authority.
Richwood 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Richwood is the Ouachita Parish Police Jury.
Sterlington 4 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sterlington is the Ouachita Parish Police Jury.
Claiborne 0 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Claiborne is the Ouachita Parish Police Jury.
Calhoun 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Calhoun is the Ouachita Parish Police Jury.
Bawcomville 0
Brownsville 0
Lakeshore 0
Swartz 0