The Calcasieu Parish Police Jury's Housing Department will begin accepting applications for the Section 8/ Housing Choice Voucher Program waiting list. It all starts October 11- October 14. Any Calcasieu Parish resident is able to apply but will be required to live outside the city limits if approved for assistance.

Section 8 tenants must qualify as a family and will have to meet specific income limits and other qualifications to be considered for the program. For eligibility requirements and information pertaining to the program about the Section 8/HCV Voucher Program, visit calcasieuparish.gov/section8.

Waiting list application dates, locations and times:

  • · Monday, Oct. 11: 8 a.m.- 3 p.m., First Church of God in Christ, 621 S. Grand Ave., DeQuincy
  • · Tuesday, Oct. 12: 8 a.m.- 3 p.m., Allen P. August Multipurpose Annex, 2000 Moeling St., Lake Charles
  • · Wednesday, Oct. 13 -- 8 a.m.- noon, Allen P. August Multipurpose Annex, 2000 Moeling St., Lake Charles
  • · Thursday, Oct. 14: 8 a.m.-noon, Allen P. August Multipurpose Annex, 2000 Moeling St., Lake Charles.

Each applicant is required to have a valid driver's license or photo ID as well as the social security cards of all members who will be living in the household. If you are a property owner who would be interested in becoming landlords with the Section 8/HCV Program, please call 337-721-4030, ext 5119.

 

 

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