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Affordable Housing In Vermilion Parish
Louisiana

13 Low Income Apartment Communities In Vermilion Parish

Oakleigh Apartments

2405 Richard St
Abbeville, Louisiana
Income Based
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Kaplan Manor Apartments

1801 W 3rd St
Kaplan, Louisiana
Income Based
1-2 BR

Abbeville Elderly Housing

115 Alan Ln
Abbeville, Louisiana
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

St Martin De Tours

1800 Legion Park Dr
Kaplan, Louisiana
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Live Oak Manor Apartments

1610 E Martin Luther King Jr Dr
Abbeville, Louisiana
Subsidized

La34 - 1

1103 E Oak St
Abbeville, Louisiana

800 8th St

800 8th St
Gueydan, Louisiana

Belle Shire Apartments

1800 W 3rd St
Kaplan, Louisiana

Park Village

1300 W 6th St
Kaplan, Louisiana

North Abbeville Subdivision II

100 Cane Dr
Abbeville, Louisiana

Guide To Affordable Housing in Vermilion Parish, Louisiana

There are 13 low income housing apartment communities offering 770 affordable apartments for rent in Vermilion Parish, Louisiana.

Income Based Apartments in Vermilion Parish, Louisiana

Vermilion Parish features 542 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 Vermilion Parish, Louisiana

There are 228 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Vermilion Parish.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Vermilion Parish, Louisiana

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Vermilion Parish landlords $600 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Vermilion Parish.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Vermilion Parish, Louisiana for a two-bedroom apartment is between $655 and $801.

2021 Vermilion 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
Vermilion Parish, Louisiana Fair Market Rent $564 $639 $728 $983 $987
Vermilion Parish, Louisiana Payment Standard Range $508 to $620 $575 to $703 $655 to $801 $885 to $1,081 $888 to $1,086

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Vermilion Parish, LA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 13
Total Low Income Apartments 770
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 542
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 24.77%
Average Renter Household Size 2.71
Average Household Size 2.69
Median Household Income $45,374 ±$2,499
Median Rent $631 ±$32
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 33.25% ± 5.3pp
Total Population 59,110

Population and Household Demographics

Vermilion Parish is a county in Louisiana with a population of 59,110. There are 21,796 households in the county with an average household size of 2.69 persons. 24.77% of households in Vermilion Parish are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Vermilion Parish

The median gross income for households in Vermilion Parish is $45,374 a year, or $3,781 a month. The median rent for the county is $631 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Vermilion Parish, a household making less than $2,103 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 33.25% of households who rent are overburdened in Vermilion Parish.

Area Median Income In Vermilion 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 Vermilion Parish, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $65,000

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 Vermilion 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 Vermilion Parish

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Vermilion Parish AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$13,650 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $42,900
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Vermilion Parish AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$22,750 $26,000 $29,250 $32,500 $35,100 $37,700 $40,300 $42,900
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Vermilion Parish AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$36,400 $41,600 $46,800 $52,000 $56,200 $60,350 $64,500 $68,650

Cities In Vermilion Parish

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City Served By
Abbeville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Abbeville is the Housing Authority of the City of Abbeville.
Erath The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Erath is the Housing Authority of the Town of Erath.
Gueydan
Kaplan The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Kaplan is the Housing Authority of Kaplan.
Maurice