Welcome to EBRPHA

The mission of the EBRPHA is to provide and develop quality affordable housing opportunities for individuals and families while promoting self-sufficiency and neighborhood revitalization. The EBRPHA is an independent, autonomous agency. Its leadership and policy making are vested in a Board of Commissioners who are appointed by the Baton Rouge City-Parish and serve without pay for the good of the community.

PUBLIC HEARING Tuesday, July 6, 2021, 5:30 p.m.

Location
Housing Authority EBRP Boardroom
4731 North Blvd.,
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
225.923.8100

Capital Fund Program 2019, 2020, and 2021 Annual Budgets and Five-Year Plans

Deadline for written comments is Wednesday, July 7, 2021, 5:00 p.m.

The Housing Authority of East Baton Rouge Parish will accept applications for its Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) Program Waiting List:

Applications are closed.

Applications are processed in date and time order received and by preference. Individuals can claim one or more preferences on the application:

  • Elderly/Disabled Preference – The HA will give elderly (62 years of age or older) head-of-household, spouse, or co-head and/or disabled families (head, spouse, or co-head) preference.
  • Homeless Veteran Preference – The HA will give homeless veterans preference.

Applications will only be accepted during the period the waiting list is open. Applications will NOT be accepted in person, via mail, phone, or fax. Do not call the local Housing Authority to apply!

The HCV Program is administered in compliance with its Administrative Plan and HUD’s rules and regulations. If due to a disability, you or a family member needs a reasonable accommodation to fully utilize our programs and services, please contact the HCV Supervisor.

Equal Housing Opportunity

UPDATE ON CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) (03-01-2021)

East Baton Rouge Parish Housing Authority Offices remain closed to the public and many of the services remain suspended. However, staff have returned to work and can be reached via email, phone, fax, mail, and our drop box. The EBRPHA has adopted the attached COVID-19 HUD Waivers effective April 10, 2020. Reporting Changes: Email your assigned Social Service Analyst/Housing Manager if you have any changes. Click here for staff contact information. Paying rent/Evictions: Please make every effort to continue to pay rent per the most recent notice from the Housing Authority. If you are unable to pay your portion due to lost wages send an email to your Social Service Analyst/Housing Manager. Housing Choice Voucher families should also communicate with their landlord. The CDC Eviction Moratorium has been extended by the federal government through March 31, 2021. IMPLEMENTED ACTIONS FOR PUBLIC HOUSING RESIDENTS For additional Public Housing information Click here
  • Suspension of all resident activities to include Resident Council and Youth Activities
  • Closure of all property management offices and community rooms
  • Existing repayment agreements will be extended
  • Rental payments should be made via mail or drop box
  • Visitors for social purposes, especially at elderly properties, are discouraged; medically
  • Related visitors and caregivers may continue to visit residents
IMPLEMENTED ACTIONS FOR HOUSING CHOICE VOUCHER RESIDENTS
  • Existing repayment agreements will be extended
  • Suspension of inspections except for true emergencies
  • Suspension of moves except for port-outs to other jurisdictions, and true emergencies such as Violence Against Women Act, and HQS unit removal. UPDATE: Suspension on moves is lifted. Please follow regular procedures for requesting to move.
BR Choice

BR Choice

The East Baton Rouge Parish Housing Authority (EBRPHA), East Baton Rouge Parish Redevelopment Authority (RDA) and the City of Baton Rouge have moved forward with a competitive application to the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development  applying for a $30 million Community Neighborhood Implementation (CNI) grant to create a new neighborhood community in North Baton Rouge. Read More

Public Notice - BR Choice Application

The East Baton Rouge Parish Housing Authority (EBRPHA), Redevelopment Authority of Greater Baton Rouge (RDA) and the City of Baton Rouge have moved forward with a competitive application to the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development  applying for a $30 million Community Neighborhood Implementation (CNI) grant to create a new neighborhood community in North Baton Rouge. Read More

Did you know?

11,493
People in EBRPHA Programs
5,185
Apartments & Houses in EBRPHA System
9,306
People in Housing Choice Voucher Program
42%
People in EBRPHA Housing Who are Employed