HUD's Section 811 Project Rental Assistance Demonstration Program

is a critical program that assists the lowest income people with significant and long-term disabilities to live independently in the community by providing affordable housing linked with voluntary services and supports.

2016 Application

Applicant Information

If you are interested in applying for the Section 811 PRA program, please download a 2016 application and email it (preferred method) to You may also fax the application to 504-568-3372 or mail it to:

811 PRA
1450 Poydras St. #1133
New Orleans, LA 70112

Just the facts

  • The enactment of the Frank Melville Supportive Housing Investment Act of 2010 reformed Section 811, creating the opportunity to systematically develop thousands of new permanent supportive housing units integrated within affordable housing properties every year.
  • The LHC was awarded $8.25 million in February 2013 to provide rental assistance to 200 households throughout the state for five years with expected renewal funding for a total of 20 years.
  • General program information can be accessed online at, via email at or by calling toll-free 1-844-756-1562.
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