Affordable Housing In Webster Parish
14 Low Income Apartment Communities In Webster Parish
Housing Authorities that serve Webster Parish
|Webster Parish Police Jury||Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)|
Other Housing Authorities located in Webster Parish
|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.
Income Based Apartments in Webster Parish, Louisiana
Webster Parish features 671 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 Webster Parish, Louisiana
There are 231 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Webster Parish.
Housing Choice Vouchers in Webster Parish, Louisiana
On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Webster Parish landlords $400 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Webster Parish.
The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Webster Parish, Louisiana for a two-bedroom apartment is between $639 and $781.
2020 Webster 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|
|Fair Market Rent||$510||$597||$710||$1,024||$1,051|
|Payment Standard Range||$459 to $561||$537 to $657||$639 to $781||$922 to $1,126||$946 to $1,156|
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|
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|
Cities In Webster Parish
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|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.|