Affordable Housing In St John the Baptist Parish
Louisiana

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In St John the Baptist Parish

Dubourg Home

201 Rue Dubourg
LaPlace, Louisiana
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Willow Ridge Apartments

5015 Worth W 3rd St
Reserve, Louisiana

Normandy Village II

1500 Calias Dr
LaPlace, Louisiana
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in St John the Baptist 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 St John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana

Housing Authority Programs
St. John the Baptist Parish Housing Authority - Public Housing Public Housing; Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV)
St. John the Baptist Parish Housing Authority - Section 8 Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in St John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 267 affordable apartments for rent in St John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana.

Income Based Apartments in St John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana

St John the Baptist Parish features 115 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 St John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana

There are 152 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in St John the Baptist Parish.

Housing Choice Vouchers in St John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay St John the Baptist Parish landlords $1,000 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $500 towards rent in St John the Baptist Parish.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in St John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana for a two-bedroom apartment is between $980 and $1,198.

2022 St John the Baptist 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
St John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana Fair Market Rent $786 $927 $1,089 $1,404 $1,623
St John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana Payment Standard Range $707 to $865 $834 to $1,020 $980 to $1,198 $1,264 to $1,544 $1,461 to $1,785

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

St John the Baptist Parish, LA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 267
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 115
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 23.81%
Average Renter Household Size 2.93
Average Household Size 2.83
Median Household Income $50,921 ±$1,889
Median Rent $869 ±$59
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 45.73% ± 8.25pp
Total Population 44,161

Population and Household Demographics

St John the Baptist Parish is a county in Louisiana with a population of 44,161. There are 15,332 households in the county with an average household size of 2.83 persons. 23.81% of households in St John the Baptist Parish are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in St John the Baptist Parish

The median gross income for households in St John the Baptist Parish is $50,921 a year, or $4,243 a month. The median rent for the county is $869 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In St John the Baptist Parish, a household making less than $2,897 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 45.73% of households who rent are overburdened in St John the Baptist Parish.

Area Median Income In St John the Baptist 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 St John the Baptist Parish, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $70,100

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 St John the Baptist 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 St John the Baptist Parish

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the St John the Baptist Parish AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,750 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the St John the Baptist Parish AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$24,550 $28,050 $31,550 $35,050 $37,900 $40,700 $43,500 $46,300
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the St John the Baptist Parish AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$39,300 $44,900 $50,500 $56,100 $60,600 $65,100 $69,600 $74,100

Cities In St John the Baptist Parish

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City Served By
La Place The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve La Place are the St. John the Baptist Parish Housing Authority - Public Housing and St. John the Baptist Parish Housing Authority - Section 8.
LaPlace The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve LaPlace are the St. John the Baptist Parish Housing Authority - Section 8 and St. John the Baptist Parish Housing Authority - Public Housing.
Reserve The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Reserve are the St. John the Baptist Parish Housing Authority - Section 8 and St. John the Baptist Parish Housing Authority - Public Housing.