Housing Authority

St. John Parish Housing Authority

152 Joe Parquet Circle, LaPlace, LA 70068

Phone: 985-652-9036 Fax: 985-651-0738

Staff Directory
T. Henderson Executive Director 3100
Receptionist Receptionist 3100
S. Turner Accounting 3102
S. Francis Housing Supervisor 3103
A. Leffall Public Housing 3105
T. Chevalier Section 8 3106
S. Trahan Inspector 3107
S. Francis Portability 3109
J. McKinley Maintenance Facility Manager 3111
L. Collins Administrative Program Specialist A 3112



2015 Waiting List Opening

The St. John the Baptist Parish Housing Authority (SJBPHA) will officially re-open the Public Housing waiting list on Monday, December 7, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. and close Monday, December 21, 2015 at 11:59 p.m. for LaPlace, Reserve and Edgard developments. The SJBPHA will not offer preferences, and the waitlist will be managed through a computer system.

Applications will not be accepted at the Housing Authority offices.  Paper applications will not be available and applicants will not be able to apply in person.

If you are a person(s) with disabilities that limits your ability to access the online pre-application process, please contact the SJBPHA on Monday, November 30, 2015 between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. at 985-652-9036 to request a reasonable accommodation.   Any request received after this date will not be considered.

The SJBPHA will verify that the limitations imposed by the disability require the requested accommodation.  If SJBPHA determines the limitations imposed by the disability do not require a request for accommodation, your application will not be accepted.

* * * New on-line process for receiving applications * * *

SJBPHA’s on-line application is available in English, and Spanish.  

You may apply anytime day or night from a private computer or as part of an innovative partnership with St. John the Baptist Parish four (4) Library branches, applications may be made during regular business hours.

The Public Housing Program is a program designed to assist very low income families, the elderly and the disabled and help them afford decent safe and sanitary housing.  There is income qualifications that must be met in order to be considered for the Public Housing Program, in which one’s income may be no greater than 50% of the Area Median Income.  Those who qualify for the program will pay approximately 30% of their adjusted monthly income for their share of a monthly rent, utilities and  addition with other allowable deductions.

Following the application procedure, all applicants will be placed on the waiting list.  Placement on the waiting list does not indicate that the family is, in fact, eligible for assistance.  A final determination of eligibility will be made when the family is selected from the waiting list.

Those interested should complete the on-line application click on Public Housing Waitlist is NOW OPEN link. You will receive an email receipt if you have provided an email address.

The St. John the Baptist Parish Housing Authority does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, age, familial status, ancestry, handicap or marital status.

St. John the Baptist Parish Libraries will provide access to computers.


Click on the appropriate link below to apply:

Online application - English

Aplicación para la Asistencia de Vivenda - Espoñol