Rental and housing assistance Livingston Parish region.
Struggling Livingston Parish tenants and the homeless can find help to pay their rent, moving costs, or security deposits (among other bills). There are several organizations, listed below, that offer short- or long-term housing resources. Not only may back rent be paid, or a deposit, storage costs, or moving expenses, but there are also free lawyers to assistance in eviction court. HUD section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers (also listed below) can pay a portion of apartment rent too.
Some of the agencies are located in Livingston Parish, including Denham Springs. Others are listed in nearby parishes. In addition to that, there are various state and federal Homeless Prevention and Rapid Rehousing Programs, which may also issue grants to help with rent or security deposits. Or find free motel vouchers from charities, law firms for legal aid, transitional housing resources and other forms of loans, grants, and emergency financial aid for bills or rent.
The Salvation Army Social Services Livingston Parish is covered out of nearby Baton Rogue. There are many resources at the location, ranging from homeless shelters to funds to pay rent, free furniture, household goods, food, and disaster relief. In fact, Salvation Army case workers often respond to hurricanes and floods by giving out free hotel vouchers, clothes, and household supplies. Call (225) 355-4483 for referrals, including to emergency rent or utility help.
Denham Springs and Livingston Parish Housing Authority
Main address 600 Eugene St
Denham Springs, Louisiana 70726
Call (225) 664-3301
Housing programs include section 8 rent vouchers, public housing, information on home buying, Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) and more. There is usually a waiting list for section 8, including emergency vouchers. Low income apartments and homes can be found as well. Continue with section 8 in Louisiana near you.
Livingston Parish Catholic Charities – Homeless Prevention & Rapid Rehousing
Regardless of religion, the faith-based charity and its churches offers support. This uses government grants to pay housing costs, ranging from rental arrears to mortgages, rent for mobile homes, moving deposits and more. In some cases, there may be government money to pay a hotel or motel room. Utility bills or connection fees can also be paid by the charity to stop homelessness. Phone 225-336-8700.
Quad Area Community Action Agency – Livingston Parish office
1406 S Range Ave, Denham Springs, Louisiana 70726. Phone (225) 665-4684
Another office is at 31767 Highway 22, Springfield, LA 70462, Call (225) 294-4149
Various assistance programs are run. There is weatherization, rent payment help, job programs, help for veterans and more. Government grants and local loans may be referred too.
Emergency Solution Grants – State of Louisiana
Funds can be used by tenants, homeowners, and the homeless. Call (225) 763-8700 or (225) 665-9100. The address was at 26852 LA Hwy. 1032, Denham Springs, LA 70726.
Office of Family Assistance - Livingston Parish
Location is 28446 Charley Watts Road
Livingston, Louisiana 70754
Phone - (225) 686-2261
Financial aid for those at risk of eviction or Homeless Housing Related Assistance Programs. They also offer other public assistance.
Louisiana Assisted Living Association
Denham Springs, LA 70727
They focus on housing for seniors, the disabled, and vulnerable. Assisted living programs and other resources.
Southeast Louisiana Legal Services
Free attorneys help the poor, elderly, and low income in Livingston Parish. They assist with debt issues, past evictions on credit court, housing disputes and more. Phone (855) 512-3980.
Women Outreaching Women Shelter
This is for women who need safe housing that were facing domestic violence. Call (225) 791-3940.