Vinton, Louisiana Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 128 income based apartments in Vinton where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 54 affordable apartments in Vinton that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Vinton, Louisiana

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

Vinton Senior Manor

1000 Loree St
Vinton, Louisiana
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

1902 Krippse Dr

1902 Krippse Dr
Vinton, Louisiana

Delta Crossing

1905 Courville Rd
Vinton, Louisiana
Affordable

The Magnolias Apartments

1006 Horridge St
Vinton, Louisiana
Rent Assisted
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Affordable Housing Near Vinton

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Public Housing Agencies Serving Vinton, 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.

Waiting lists for project-based assistance, like the Public Housing program, are open:

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of the Town of Vinton Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Calcasieu Parish Police Jury Housing Department Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Go to the Louisiana Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Vinton.

Vinton, Louisiana Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Vinton, Louisiana

Vinton features 128 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 Vinton, Louisiana

There are 54 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Vinton.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Vinton, Louisiana

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Vinton, Louisiana for a two-bedroom apartment is between $885 and $1,081.

2023 Vinton, 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
Vinton, Louisiana Fair Market Rent $756 $767 $983 $1,235 $1,322
Vinton, Louisiana Payment Standard Range $680 to $832 $690 to $844 $885 to $1,081 $1,112 to $1,359 $1,190 to $1,454

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Vinton, LA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 4
Total Low Income Apartments 182
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 128
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 44.41%
Average Renter Household Size 1.97
Average Household Size 2.25
Median Household Income $27,000 ±$13,644
Median Rent $588 ±$68
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 49.77% ± 16.95pp
Total Population 3,379

Population and Household Demographics

Vinton is a city in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana with a population of 3,379. There are 1,484 households in the city with an average household size of 2.25 persons. 44.41% of households in Vinton are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Vinton

The median gross income for households in Vinton is $27,000 a year, or $2,250 a month. The median rent for the city is $588 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Vinton, a household making less than $1,960 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 49.77% of households who rent are overburdened in Vinton.

Area Median Income In Vinton

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 Vinton, the AMI is calculated from all households within Calcasieu Parish.

In Vinton, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $75,000

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 Vinton

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 Vinton

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Vinton AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$15,200 $18,310 $23,030 $27,750 $32,470 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Vinton AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$25,350 $28,950 $32,550 $36,150 $39,050 $41,950 $44,850 $47,750
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Vinton AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$40,500 $46,300 $52,100 $57,850 $62,500 $67,150 $71,750 $76,400