Affordable Housing In Terrebonne Parish
Louisiana

Affordable Housing programs support 812 income based apartments in Terrebonne Parish where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 153 affordable apartments in Terrebonne Parish that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in Terrebonne Parish. Go to the Louisiana Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near Terrebonne Parish.

Academy Place Apartments

311 Academy St
Houma, Louisiana
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Affordable

Bonne Terre Village II

216 Barataria Ave
Houma, Louisiana
Call For Rent
1 BR

Tcoa Elderly Housing

6512 W Main St
Houma, Louisiana
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Senator Circle

101A Senator Cir
Houma, Louisiana

Bayou Towers

7491 Park Ave
Houma, Louisiana

Terrebonne Elderly Apartments

207 E Main St
Houma, Louisiana
Affordable

Cedar Court Apartments

201 Hill Ct
Houma, Louisiana
Rent Assisted

Taddy Village

411 Bayou Gardens Blvd
Houma, Louisiana
Rent Assisted
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Bayou Bend Apartments

109 Charlotte St
Gray, Louisiana
Rent Assisted
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Affordable Housing In Terrebonne Parish

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Terrebonne Parish

City Apartments
Affordable Housing In Gray, LA Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Gray.
Affordable Housing In Houma, LA Affordable Housing programs support 8 apartment communities in Houma.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Terrebonne 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.

Housing Authority Programs
Terrebonne PH Consolid. Govt. Federal Programs Division Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Go to the Louisiana Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Terrebonne Parish.

Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana

Terrebonne Parish features 812 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 Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana

There are 153 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Terrebonne Parish.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Terrebonne Parish landlords $700 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Terrebonne Parish.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana for a two-bedroom apartment is between $883 and $1,079.

2023 Terrebonne 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
Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana Fair Market Rent $656 $780 $981 $1,266 $1,428
Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana Payment Standard Range $590 to $722 $702 to $858 $883 to $1,079 $1,139 to $1,393 $1,285 to $1,571

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Terrebonne Parish, LA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 9
Total Low Income Apartments 965
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 812
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 28.31%
Average Renter Household Size 2.75
Average Household Size 2.78
Median Household Income $47,826 ±$2,388
Median Rent $860 ±$37
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 37.72% ± 4.83pp
Total Population 112,742

Population and Household Demographics

Terrebonne Parish is a county in Louisiana with a population of 112,742. There are 40,086 households in the county with an average household size of 2.78 persons. 28.31% of households in Terrebonne Parish are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Terrebonne Parish

The median gross income for households in Terrebonne Parish is $47,826 a year, or $3,986 a month. The median rent for the county is $860 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Terrebonne Parish, a household making less than $2,867 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 37.72% of households who rent are overburdened in Terrebonne Parish.

Area Median Income In Terrebonne 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 Terrebonne Parish, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $69,400

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 Terrebonne 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 Terrebonne Parish

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Terrebonne Parish AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$14,600 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $45,850
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Terrebonne Parish AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$24,300 $27,800 $31,250 $34,700 $37,500 $40,300 $43,050 $45,850
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Terrebonne Parish AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$38,850 $44,400 $49,950 $55,500 $59,950 $64,400 $68,850 $73,300