We will be accepting Public Housing Applications on April 29th & April 30th, 2014 from 8:00 - 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Effective November 1, 2013:   

Security Deposits are $300.00.  

Pet Deposits will Remain $100.00 but are non-refundable

In an effort to comply with HUD recommendation in regards to incresing the flat rents and late charges the MCHA will follow the attached guidelines.

Beginning June 1, 2012 each bedroom size flat rent will be increased by 25% of the highest previous flat rent

1 bedroom flat rent was $215.00 increasing to $269.00
2 bedroom flat rent was $256.00 increasing to $320.00
3 bedroom flat rent was $306.00 increasing to $383.00
4 bedroom flat rent was $336.00 increasing to $420.00

Late fee: If the tenant fails to make payment by the 5th of the month, a late of $20.00 will be charged. After the 10th of the month, a late fee of $40.00 will be charged.

These changes were mandated by Resolution #2012-148.00
The Morgan City Housing Authority is the largest public housing authority in St. Mary Parish. As such, the MCHA houses approximately 3 percent of the city's residents through its programs.

public_housing_webpage_artIn addition to providing conventional public housing, the MCHA also provides affordable housing through the administration of several rental assistance programs. These programs include the federal Section 8 Voucher Program, as well as the state funded  Rental Voucher Program that is overseen by the Department of Housing and Community Development.

The MCHA's state and federal portfolio and rental assistance programs in Louisiana. To learn about the application process, click here.

The Morgan City Housing Authority is placing STOVE TOP FIRE STOP devices in its units. These safety devices are being placed in the range hood top. The STOVE TOP FIRE STOP will ignite when the fire reaches the device. The MCHA Maintenance Staff will check to make sure the devices are in the proper location upon entering the units for work orders and inspections. If a resident removes the device they will be FINED. If you have any questions about the STOVE TOP FIRE STOP device please feel free to call the Morgan City HOusing Authority office.

Public Housing Benefits

A resident's rent in the public housing program is subsidized by the federal government. Applicants to the public housing program must be income eligible and residents must adhere to program rules.

Mission Statement

equalhousingTo promote adequate and affordable housing, economic opportunity and a suitable living environment free from discrimination.

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