Alexandria, LA Low Income Housing

Alexandria, LA Low Income Housing Guide

Qualifying For Low Income Housing in Alexandria, LA

How do I qualify for low income housing in Alexandria, LA?
To qualify for low income housing in Louisiana, you must meet the following income requirements:

Your household income must be below 80% of the area median income (AMI). The AMI is updated annually by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and varies by county.

You must have a valid Social Security number or Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN).

You must be a U.S. citizen or a legal immigrant.

In addition to the income requirements, you may also need to meet other eligibility requirements, such as:

- You must not have been evicted from any public housing or Section 8 housing in the past three years.
- You must not have any outstanding felony convictions for drug-related offenses.
- You must not be a registered sex offender.

Types of Low Income Housing in Alexandria, LA

There are a variety of low-income housing options available in Alexandria, LA, including:
  • Public Housing: Public housing is owned and operated by your area Housing Authority. Public housing units are rented to low-income households at below-market rates.
  • Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers: Section 8 is a federal program that provides rental assistance to low-income households. Vouchers can be used to rent apartments, townhouses, or single-family homes from private landlords.
  • Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC): LIHTC is a federal program that provides tax credits to developers who build or renovate affordable housing units. LIHTC units are typically rented at below-market rates.
  • Project-Based Section 8: Project-based Section 8 is a federal program that provides rental assistance to low-income households who live in specific apartment buildings or housing developments.
  • Very Low Income Housing Development (VLID): VLID is a federal program that provides grants to states and local governments to fund the development of affordable housing for low-income households.


In addition to these federal programs, there are also a number of state and local programs that provide low-income housing assistance in Alexandria, LA. These programs may offer rental assistance, down payment assistance, or other forms of financial assistance to help low-income households afford housing.

PublicHousing.com puts together our list of properties using the above program listings all on one website.



We display monthly rates for the apartments when possible. Most of subsidized apartments base the rent on income, therefore, you will need to contact the apartment directly for rates. We list all pertinent contact information.

List of Low Income Housing in or near Alexandria, LA

Stratford Manor Affordable/ Public Housing for Seniors

Stratford Manor Affordable/ Public Housing for Seniors - Alexandria

4349 Stratford Loop
Alexandria, LA - 71302
(318) 443-7771
Rapides County

Gates at Riverchase Affordable/ Public Housing

Gates at Riverchase Affordable/ Public Housing - Alexandria

402 Green Oak Avenue
Alexandria, LA - 71302
(318) 445-9553
Rapides County

Carlyle Place Affordable Apartments

Carlyle Place Affordable Apartments - Alexandria

4305 Carlyle Loop
Alexandria, LA - 71302
(318) 442-1230
Rapides County

Riverbend Subdivision - Low Income

Riverbend Subdivision - Low Income - Alexandria

300 Riverbend Drive
Alexandria, LA - 71303
(318) 449-1165
Rapides County
Are Utilities included in rent? (user reports): None
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Pecan Grove Subdivision - Low Income

Pecan Grove Subdivision - Low Income - Alexandria

1306 Autumn Orchard Loop
Alexandria, LA - 71303
(318) 443-4963
Rapides County

Hickory Hills Apartments - Low Income

Hickory Hills Apartments - Low Income - Alexandria

1305 Enterprise Road
Alexandria, LA - 71303
(318) 443-4963
Rapides County

Enterprise Place Subdivision - Low Income

Enterprise Place Subdivision - Low Income - Alexandria

2401 Jameson Court
Alexandria, LA - 71303
(318) 443-4963
Rapides County

Chateau Deville Apartments - Low Income

Chateau Deville Apartments - Low Income - Alexandria

4015 Lakeside Dr.
Alexandria, LA - 71301
(318) 445-4609
Rapides County

Goldonna Subdivision - Low Income

Goldonna Subdivision - Low Income - Alexandria

4705 Natchez Street
Alexandria, LA - 71302
(318) 445-3530
Rapides County

Our Lady's Manor - Alexandria

422 Monroe Street
Alexandria, LA - 71301
(318) 473-2063
Rapides County
HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Alexandria Housing Authority

Alexandria Housing Authority - Alexandria

2558 Loblolly Lane
Alexandria, LA - 71303
(318) 442-8843
Rapides County

Rapides Station Community Ministries - Alexandria

1429 Third Street
Alexandria, LA - 71301
318-487-9254
Rapides County

Innercity Revitalization Corporation - Alexandria

1902 Main Street
Alexandria, LA - 71309
318-442-1502
Rapides County

Cenla Community Action Committee,orporated - Alexandria

1335 Jackson Street
Alexandria, LA - 71301
318-487-5878
Rapides County

Tips for Finding Low-Income Housing in Alexandria, LA

  • 1. Check with local social service agencies. Many social service agencies offer affordable housing programs or can provide you with information on affordable housing resources in your area.
  • 2. HUD Exchange: The HUD Exchange website provides information on a variety of federal housing programs, including Section 8 and HOME.
  • 3. National Low Income Housing Coalition: The NLIHC website provides information on affordable housing programs and policies at the national and state levels.

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