Affordable Housing In Plain Dealing
Bossier Parish, Louisiana

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Plain Dealing

Oak Ridge Apartments

201 Industrial Dr
Plain Dealing, LA
Accepts Vouchers
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Housing Authorities that serve Plain Dealing

Housing Authority Programs
Bossier Parish Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Homeownership Voucher; Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Plain Dealing, Louisiana

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 32 affordable apartments for rent in Plain Dealing, Louisiana.

Income Based Apartments in Plain Dealing, Louisiana

Plain Dealing features 32 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 Plain Dealing, Louisiana

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Plain Dealing, Louisiana

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Plain Dealing, Louisiana for a two-bedroom apartment is between $775 and $947.

2020 Plain Dealing, 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
Fair Market Rent $612 $739 $861 $1,077 $1,248
Payment Standard Range $551 to $673 $665 to $813 $775 to $947 $969 to $1,185 $1,123 to $1,373

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Plain Dealing, LA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 32
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 32
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 40.39%
Average Renter Household Size 2.96
Average Household Size 2.58
Median Household Income $32,961 ±$10,112
Median Rent $425 ±$245
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 39.31% ± 19.89pp
Total Population 1,009

Population and Household Demographics

Plain Dealing is a City in Bossier Parish, Louisiana with a population of 1,009. There are 359 households in the city with an average household size of 2.58 persons. 40.39% of households in Plain Dealing are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Plain Dealing

The median gross income for households in Plain Dealing is $32,961 a year, or $2,747 a month. The median rent for the city is $425 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Plain Dealing, a household making less than $1,417 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 39.31% of households who rent are overburdened in Plain Dealing.1

Area Median Income In Plain Dealing

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 Plain Dealing, the AMI is calculated from all households within Bossier Parish.

In Plain Dealing, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $57,500

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 Plain Dealing

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 Plain Dealing HUD Rental Assistance in Plain Dealing

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,550 $16,910 $21,330 $25,750 $30,170 $34,590 $37,000 $39,350
50% of Median $20,900 $23,850 $26,850 $29,800 $32,200 $34,600 $37,000 $39,350
80% of Median $33,400 $38,200 $42,950 $47,700 $51,550 $55,350 $59,150 $63,000