Affordable Housing In Red River Parish
Louisiana

4 Low Income Apartment Communities In Red River Parish

Red River Estates

100 E Riddle St
Coushatta, Louisiana
Call For Rent
1-4 BR
Subsidized

Red Rive Seniors

914 E Carrol St
Coushatta, Louisiana
Subsidized

Coushatta Seniors Apartments I

1800 Jones St
Coushatta, Louisiana
Subsidized

Riverwood Apartments

1910 Jones St
Coushatta, Louisiana
Subsidized
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Red River Parish, 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 Red River Parish, Louisiana

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Red River Parish, Louisiana

There are 4 low income housing apartment communities offering 204 affordable apartments for rent in Red River Parish, Louisiana.

Income Based Apartments in Red River Parish, Louisiana

Red River Parish features 204 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 Red River Parish, Louisiana

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Red River Parish, Louisiana

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Red River Parish, Louisiana for a two-bedroom apartment is between $627 and $767.

2022 Red River Parish, 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
Red River Parish, Louisiana Fair Market Rent $530 $545 $697 $862 $963
Red River Parish, Louisiana Payment Standard Range $477 to $583 $491 to $600 $627 to $767 $776 to $948 $867 to $1,059

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Red River Parish, LA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 204
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 204
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 25.19%
Average Renter Household Size 2.48
Average Household Size 2.54
Median Household Income $38,000 ±$5,108
Median Rent $571 ±$74
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 30.17% ± 8.68pp
Total Population 8,838

Population and Household Demographics

Red River Parish is a county in Louisiana with a population of 8,838. There are 3,434 households in the county with an average household size of 2.54 persons. 25.19% of households in Red River Parish are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Red River Parish

The median gross income for households in Red River Parish is $38,000 a year, or $3,167 a month. The median rent for the county is $571 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Red River Parish, a household making less than $1,903 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 30.17% of households who rent are overburdened in Red River Parish.

Area Median Income In Red River 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 Red River Parish, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $52,900

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 Red River 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 Red River Parish

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Red River Parish AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$12,880 $17,420 $21,960 $26,450 $28,600 $30,700 $32,800 $34,950
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Red River Parish AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$18,550 $21,200 $23,850 $26,450 $28,600 $30,700 $32,800 $34,950
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Red River Parish AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$29,650 $33,850 $38,100 $42,300 $45,700 $49,100 $52,500 $55,850

Cities In Red River Parish

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City Served By
Coushatta The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Coushatta is the Red River Parish Police Jury.
Edgefield The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Edgefield is the Red River Parish Police Jury.
Hall Summit The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hall Summit is the Red River Parish Police Jury.
Martin The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Martin is the Red River Parish Police Jury.