Affordable Housing In Webster Parish
Louisiana

14 Low Income Apartment Communities In Webster Parish

Camelot Apartments

17 Camelot Dr
Springhill, LA
Subsidized

Mt Calm Senior Hamlet

334 Lee St
Minden, LA
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing
Subsidized

Sheppard Park Village Apartments

1355 Sheppard St
Minden, LA
Subsidized

Webster Manor

900 Bayou Ave
Minden, LA
Subsidized

Azalea Terrace Apartments

100 Azalea Terrace Ln
Minden, LA
HCV Welcome

Southwood Apartments

214 Nursery Rd
Sibley, LA
Subsidized

Webster Place II

21236 Highway 371
Cotton Valley, LA
HCV Welcome

457 Crow Rd

457 Crow Rd
Cotton Valley, LA

Harvest Manor A

1314 Lee St
Minden, LA
HCV Welcome

Southfield Plaza

1106 East St
Minden, LA

Housing Authorities that serve Webster Parish

Housing Authority Programs
Webster Parish Police Jury Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Other Housing Authorities located in Webster Parish

Housing Authority Programs
Minden Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Housing Authority of the Town of Cotton Valley Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in Webster Parish, Louisiana

There are 14 low income housing apartment communities offering 902 affordable apartments for rent in Webster Parish, Louisiana. Webster Parish features 671 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 231 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Webster Parish.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Webster Parish, LA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 14
Total Low Income Apartments 902
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 671
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 29.11%
Average Renter Household Size 2.71
Average Household Size 2.51
Median Household Income $33,681 ±$2,328
Median Rent $596 ±$31
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 41.82% ± 4.95pp
Total Population 40,617

Population and Household Demographics

Webster Parish is a County in Louisiana with a population of 40,617. There are 15,765 households in the county with an average household size of 2.51 persons. 29.11% of households in Webster Parish are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Webster Parish

The median gross income for households in Webster Parish is $33,681 a year, or $2,807 a month. The median rent for the county is $596 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Webster Parish, a household making less than $1,987 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 41.82% of households who rent are overburdened in Webster Parish.1

Area Median Income In Webster 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 Webster Parish, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $45,800

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 Webster 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 Webster Parish HUD Rental Assistance in Webster Parish

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $12,490 $16,910 $21,330 $25,450 $27,500 $29,550 $31,600 $33,600
50% of Median $17,850 $20,400 $22,950 $25,450 $27,500 $29,550 $31,600 $33,600
80% of Median $28,500 $32,600 $36,650 $40,700 $44,000 $47,250 $50,500 $53,750
Low Income Housing Tax Credits in Webster Parish

The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program aims to create affordable rental housing for low and very low income families.

From 1988 to 2001, 7 low income apartment communities containing 271 rental apartments have been constructed and made affordable to low income persons in Webster Parish by the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program.

If your income is less than 60% of the Area Median Income (AMI), you should not expect to pay more than the rent value for a unit in the table below. However, Affordable apartment communities that receive funding through the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program may have rental units that are not subject to income and rent limits.

Rent limits for the LIHTC Program are determined so that a household making the maximum income for the expected household size of the unit would only pay 30% of their income for rent.

Income Qualifications for Low Income Housing Tax Credit Apartments in Webster Parish

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
50% of Median $17,850 $20,400 $22,950 $25,450 $27,500 $29,550 $31,600 $33,600
60% of Median $21,420 $24,480 $27,540 $30,540 $33,000 $35,460 $37,920 $40,320

For example, the expected household size for a two bedroom apartment is 3 people. Using the table above, the maximum income for a 3 person household at 60% of the AMI in Webster Parish is $27,540 a year, or $2,295 a month. To determine the maximum rent in the table below we multiply the monthly maximum income, $2,295 by 30% to get a maximum rent of $689 a month.

Rent for units in the LIHTC Program include a utility allowance which is determined by the average monthly cost of utilities paid directly by residents. This allowance has not been subtracted from the rents in the table below. These utility allowances are set on a property by property basis.

% of AMI Studio 1 Bed 2 Bed 3 Bed 4 Bed 5 Bed
50% $446 $478 $574 $662 $739 $815
60% $536 $574 $689 $794 $887 $978
Fair Market Rents in Webster Parish

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2020 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$510 $597 $710 $1,024 $1,051

Cities In Webster Parish

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City Listings Served By
Minden 8 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Minden are the Minden Housing Authority and Webster Parish Police Jury.
Springhill 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Springhill is the Webster Parish Police Jury.
Cotton Valley 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Cotton Valley are the Housing Authority of the Town of Cotton Valley and Webster Parish Police Jury.
Doyline 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Doyline is the Webster Parish Police Jury.
Sibley 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sibley is the Webster Parish Police Jury.
Cullen 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Cullen is the Webster Parish Police Jury.
Dixie Inn 0
Dubberly 0
Heflin 0
Sarepta 0
Shongaloo 0