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Affordable Housing In Ville Platte
Evangeline Parish, Louisiana

9 Low Income Apartment Communities In Ville Platte

Ville Platte Village Apartments

1201 Tom Drive
Ville Platte, Louisiana
Call For Rent
2-3 BR

Olenes Pop Vidrine

1110 N Chataignier St
Ville Platte, Louisiana
Disabled Supportive Housing

Village De Memoire I and II

1001 N Reed St
Ville Platte, Louisiana
Elderly Supportive Housing

Chateau Des Amis

955 W Dardeau St
Ville Platte, Louisiana
Elderly Supportive Housing

Ms. Lous Palace

228 Church St
Ville Platte, Louisiana
Disabled Supportive Housing

Gabriel Villa Apartments

806 N Latour St
Ville Platte, Louisiana

Parkview Apartments

702 N Dupre St
Ville Platte, Louisiana

Prairieview Apartments

5627 Vine St
Ville Platte, Louisiana

Parkview Village Apartments

933 N Reed St
Ville Platte, Louisiana
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Housing Authorities that serve Ville Platte

Housing Authority Programs
Ville Platte Housing Authority Public Housing
City of Ville Platte Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Department Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Evangeline Parish Police Jury Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Ville Platte, Louisiana

There are 9 low income housing apartment communities offering 574 affordable apartments for rent in Ville Platte, Louisiana.

Income Based Apartments in Ville Platte, Louisiana

Ville Platte features 574 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 Ville Platte, Louisiana

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Ville Platte, Louisiana

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Ville Platte landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Ville Platte.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Ville Platte, Louisiana for a two-bedroom apartment is between $639 and $781.

2020 Ville Platte, 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
Fair Market Rent $576 $593 $710 $898 $1,054
Payment Standard Range $518 to $634 $534 to $652 $639 to $781 $808 to $988 $949 to $1,159

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Ville Platte, LA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 9
Total Low Income Apartments 574
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 574
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 63.25%
Average Renter Household Size 2.40
Average Household Size 2.41
Median Household Income $18,619 ±$2,468
Median Rent $503 ±$53
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 60.36% ± 9.58pp
Total Population 7,327

Population and Household Demographics

Ville Platte is a city in Evangeline Parish, Louisiana with a population of 7,327. There are 2,999 households in the city with an average household size of 2.41 persons. 63.25% of households in Ville Platte are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Ville Platte

The median gross income for households in Ville Platte is $18,619 a year, or $1,552 a month. The median rent for the city is $503 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Ville Platte, a household making less than $1,677 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 60.36% of households who rent are overburdened in Ville Platte.

Area Median Income In Ville Platte

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 Ville Platte, the AMI is calculated from all households within Evangeline Parish.

In Ville Platte, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $44,000

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 Ville Platte

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 Ville Platte

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,760 $17,240 $21,720 $25,050 $27,100 $29,100 $31,100 $33,100
50% of Median $17,550 $20,050 $22,550 $25,050 $27,100 $29,100 $31,100 $33,100
80% of Median $28,100 $32,100 $36,100 $40,100 $43,350 $46,550 $49,750 $52,950