Affordable Housing In Richland Parish
Louisiana

12 Low Income Apartment Communities In Richland Parish

Richland Apartments

316 Russell St
Rayville, Louisiana

Rayville West

122 William Robert Dr
Rayville, Louisiana
Subsidized

Westside Apartments

124 Saint Louis St
Delhi, Louisiana

Willow Haven Apartments

RR 1 Box 5
Delhi, Louisiana

Mangham Apartments

208 South St
Mangham, Louisiana
Subsidized

Masswood Apartments

Hwy 80 W
Start, Louisiana
Subsidized

Mosswood Apartments

8 Apartment Loop
Start, Louisiana

112A Ouachita St

112A Ouachita St
Rayville, Louisiana

Richland Community Centre I

411 Madeline St
Rayville, Louisiana
Subsidized

Richland Community Centre II

817 Louisa St
Rayville, Louisiana

Guide To Affordable Housing in Richland Parish, Louisiana

There are 12 low income housing apartment communities offering 594 affordable apartments for rent in Richland Parish, Louisiana.

Income Based Apartments in Richland Parish, Louisiana

Richland Parish features 328 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 Richland Parish, Louisiana

There are 266 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Richland Parish.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Richland Parish, Louisiana

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Richland Parish, Louisiana for a two-bedroom apartment is between $626 and $766.

2022 Richland 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
Richland Parish, Louisiana Fair Market Rent $525 $529 $696 $860 $1,166
Richland Parish, Louisiana Payment Standard Range $473 to $578 $476 to $582 $626 to $766 $774 to $946 $1,049 to $1,283

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Richland Parish, LA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 12
Total Low Income Apartments 594
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 328
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 33.65%
Average Renter Household Size 2.57
Average Household Size 2.59
Median Household Income $36,421 ±$3,154
Median Rent $531 ±$42
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 28.51% ± 6.43pp
Total Population 20,777

Population and Household Demographics

Richland Parish is a county in Louisiana with a population of 20,777. There are 7,619 households in the county with an average household size of 2.59 persons. 33.65% of households in Richland Parish are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Richland Parish

The median gross income for households in Richland Parish is $36,421 a year, or $3,035 a month. The median rent for the county is $531 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Richland Parish, a household making less than $1,770 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 28.51% of households who rent are overburdened in Richland Parish.

Area Median Income In Richland 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 Richland Parish, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $46,500

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 Richland 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 Richland Parish

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Richland Parish AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$12,880 $17,420 $21,800 $24,200 $26,150 $28,100 $30,050 $31,950
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Richland Parish AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$16,950 $19,400 $21,800 $24,200 $26,150 $28,100 $30,050 $31,950
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Richland Parish AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$27,100 $31,000 $34,850 $38,700 $41,800 $44,900 $48,000 $51,100

Cities In Richland Parish

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City Served By
Delhi The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Delhi is the Housing Authority of the Town of Delhi.
Mangham
Rayville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Rayville is the Housing Authority of the Town of Rayville.
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