Affordable Housing In Winn Parish
Louisiana

6 Low Income Apartment Communities In Winn Parish

H. Y. Bell

305 22nd St
Winnfield, Louisiana
Subsidized

Shady Lane Seniors Apartments

RR 1 Box 128
Winnfield, Louisiana

Flatlands Apartments

1411 S Jones St
Winnfield, Louisiana
Subsidized

Neil Wagoner

812 Henderson St
Winnfield, Louisiana

Maplewood Apartments

1701 S Jones St
Winnfield, Louisiana

Rockwood Apartments II

5907 Highway 167 N
Winnfield, Louisiana
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Winn Parish, 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.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Winn Parish, Louisiana

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Winn Parish, Louisiana

There are 6 low income housing apartment communities offering 342 affordable apartments for rent in Winn Parish, Louisiana.

Income Based Apartments in Winn Parish, Louisiana

Winn Parish features 238 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 Winn Parish, Louisiana

There are 104 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Winn Parish.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Winn Parish, Louisiana

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Winn Parish, Louisiana for a two-bedroom apartment is between $626 and $766.

2022 Winn 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
Winn Parish, Louisiana Fair Market Rent $529 $529 $696 $886 $968
Winn Parish, Louisiana Payment Standard Range $476 to $582 $476 to $582 $626 to $766 $797 to $975 $871 to $1,065

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Winn Parish, LA Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 6
Total Low Income Apartments 342
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 238
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 33.77%
Average Renter Household Size 2.25
Average Household Size 2.36
Median Household Income $31,087 ±$4,239
Median Rent $586 ±$53
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 36.68% ± 7.21pp
Total Population 14,855

Population and Household Demographics

Winn Parish is a county in Louisiana with a population of 14,855. There are 5,513 households in the county with an average household size of 2.36 persons. 33.77% of households in Winn Parish are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Winn Parish

The median gross income for households in Winn Parish is $31,087 a year, or $2,591 a month. The median rent for the county is $586 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Winn Parish, a household making less than $1,953 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 36.68% of households who rent are overburdened in Winn Parish.

Area Median Income In Winn 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 Winn Parish, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $46,000

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 Winn 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 Winn Parish

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Winn Parish AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$12,880 $17,420 $21,800 $24,200 $26,150 $28,100 $30,050 $31,950
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Winn Parish AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$16,950 $19,400 $21,800 $24,200 $26,150 $28,100 $30,050 $31,950
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Winn Parish AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$27,100 $31,000 $34,850 $38,700 $41,800 $44,900 $48,000 $51,100

Cities In Winn Parish

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City Served By
Atlanta The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Atlanta is the Winn Parish Police Jury.
Calvin The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Calvin is the Winn Parish Police Jury.
Dodson The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Dodson is the Winn Parish Police Jury.
Jordan Hill The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Jordan Hill is the Winn Parish Police Jury.
Joyce The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Joyce is the Winn Parish Police Jury.
Sikes The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Sikes is the Winn Parish Police Jury.
St. Maurice The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves St. Maurice is the Winn Parish Police Jury.
Winnfield The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Winnfield are the Housing Authority of Winnfield and Winn Parish Police Jury.