Affordable Housing In Tangipahoa Parish
28 Low Income Apartment Communities In Tangipahoa Parish
Guide To Affordable Housing in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana
There are 28 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,313 affordable apartments for rent in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana.
Income Based Apartments in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana
Tangipahoa Parish features 712 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 Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana
There are 332 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Tangipahoa Parish.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Tangipahoa Parish landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Tangipahoa Parish.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana for a two-bedroom apartment is between $822 and $1,004.
2022 Tangipahoa 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|
|Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana Fair Market Rent||$709||$714||$913||$1,129||$1,238|
|Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana Payment Standard Range||$638 to $780||$643 to $785||$822 to $1,004||$1,016 to $1,242||$1,114 to $1,362|
Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.
Tangipahoa Parish, LA Affordable Housing Snapshot
|Total Affordable Apartment Properties||28|
|Total Low Income Apartments||1,313|
|Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance||712|
|Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters||32.39%|
|Average Renter Household Size||2.58|
|Average Household Size||2.68|
|Median Household Income||$41,302 ±$1,952|
|Median Rent||$752 ±$20|
|Percentage Of Renters Overburdened||48.1% ± 3.94pp|
Population and Household Demographics
Tangipahoa Parish is a county in Louisiana with a population of 125,486. There are 45,483 households in the county with an average household size of 2.68 persons. 32.39% of households in Tangipahoa Parish are renters.
Income and Rent Overburden in Tangipahoa Parish
The median gross income for households in Tangipahoa Parish is $41,302 a year, or $3,442 a month. The median rent for the county is $752 a month.
Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Tangipahoa Parish, a household making less than $2,507 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 48.1% of households who rent are overburdened in Tangipahoa Parish.
Area Median Income In Tangipahoa 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 Tangipahoa Parish, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $60,500
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 Tangipahoa 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 Tangipahoa Parish
|1 Person||2 Person||3 Person||4 Person||5 Person||6 Person||7 Person||8 Person|
|30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Tangipahoa Parish AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
|50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Tangipahoa Parish AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
|80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Tangipahoa Parish AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
Cities In Tangipahoa Parish
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|Hammond||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hammond is the Housing Authority of Hammond.|
|Independence||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Independence is the Town of Independence HA.|
|Kentwood||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Kentwood is the Kentwood.|
|Ponchatoula||The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ponchatoula is the Ponchatoula Housing Authority.|