Affordable Housing In South Mansfield
DeSoto Parish, Louisiana

Guide To Affordable Housing in South Mansfield, Louisiana

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in South Mansfield, Louisiana.

Income Based Apartments in South Mansfield, Louisiana

South Mansfield features 0 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 South Mansfield, Louisiana

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in South Mansfield, Louisiana

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in South Mansfield, Louisiana for a two-bedroom apartment is between $807 and $987.

2022 South Mansfield, 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
South Mansfield, Louisiana Fair Market Rent $632 $756 $897 $1,112 $1,249
South Mansfield, Louisiana Payment Standard Range $569 to $695 $680 to $832 $807 to $987 $1,001 to $1,223 $1,124 to $1,374

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

South Mansfield, LA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 69.43%
Average Renter Household Size 1.90
Average Household Size 2.36
Median Household Income $16,750 ±$9,652
Median Rent $365 ±$65
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 37.61% ± 16.4pp
Total Population 371

Population and Household Demographics

South Mansfield is a city in DeSoto Parish, Louisiana with a population of 371. There are 157 households in the city with an average household size of 2.36 persons. 69.43% of households in South Mansfield are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in South Mansfield

The median gross income for households in South Mansfield is $16,750 a year, or $1,396 a month. The median rent for the city is $365 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In South Mansfield, a household making less than $1,217 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 37.61% of households who rent are overburdened in South Mansfield.

Area Median Income In South Mansfield

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 South Mansfield, the AMI is calculated from all households within DeSoto Parish.

In South Mansfield, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $60,800

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 South Mansfield

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 South Mansfield

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the South Mansfield AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$12,880 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $34,550 $36,900 $39,300
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the South Mansfield AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$20,850 $23,800 $26,800 $29,750 $32,150 $34,550 $36,900 $39,300
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the South Mansfield AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$33,350 $38,100 $42,850 $47,600 $51,450 $55,250 $59,050 $62,850