Section 8

West Monroe Section 8 Housing administers federal funds from the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for the Housing Choice Voucher Program for residents in the city limits of West Monroe. This program provides rental assistance for elderly, handicapped, disabled and low-income families to afford decent, safe, and sanitary housing in the private market. The participant is free to choose any housing, including single-family homes, townhouses and apartments, that meets the requirements of the program.

Preferences are given for those who are elderly, handicapped or disabled, homeless, living in substandard conditions, or paying more than 50% of their income for rent and utilities.


Section 8 Housing Contact Information

211 Cypress Street
West Monroe, LA 71291
Directions: via MapQuest
Phone: (318) 699-0575
Fax: (318) 323-6127
8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Section 8 Supervising Field Office:

New Orleans Field Office
U.S. Department of HUD
Hale Boggs Federal Building
500 Poydras St., 9th Floor
New Orleans, LA 70130-3009
Phone: 504-589-7251
Contact: Janice Manuel Ext. 1035

Other Local Housing Authorities:

Monroe Housing Authority
300 Harrison Street
Monroe, LA 71201
(318) 388-1500
Ouachita Parish Housing Authority
1333 Accent Dr.
Monroe, LA 71202
(318) 327-1384