Baton Rouge

Housing Choice Vouchers and Public Housing Waitlists Open in Baton Rouge


The Housing Authority of East Baton Rouge Parish and the City of Baton Rouge's Office of Community Development are opening their waiting lists for the following programs during the following time periods:

  • Housing Choice Vouchers (HCV, also called Section 8): opens July 23, 2018 at 8 AM and closes the same day at noon;
  • Public Housing Program: opens July 23, 2018 at 12:01 AM and closes July 24, 2018 at 11:59 PM.


For more information about these programs and to access their online applications once those applications are released, please visit

One Stop Computer Lab is Available for Applications

The One Stop (Capital Area Alliance for the Homeless) computer lab will be available on July 23-24 to people interested in applying to the HCV and Public Housing Programs. There are no reservations required. The One Stop expects many people will be interested in these resources and encourages applicants to arrive early and plan to wait, especially on the morning of July 23. Staff will be available on-site on July 23 to help applicants navigate the application process. Doors open at 8 AM.

The One Stop is located at:

153 N. 17th Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802

Baton Rouge Region - Public Meeting and RFP for FY18 State ESG


Below, please find the Baton Rouge Region's announcement of its public meeting and request for proposals for State Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) funding for Funding Year 2018 (FY18)

Notice of Public Meeting

St. Vincent de Paul of Baton Rouge (SVDP) announces a public meeting to consult with the public on priorities for the most urgent community needs for the homeless for the forthcoming 2018 regional applicant plan. This meeting is part of the SVDP response to the Louisiana Housing Corporation Request for Proposals for Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) services in the Baton Rouge region. SVDP also invites the public to send comments by email to  Public Meeting: Monday July 9, 2018, 6-7:30 PM at the Carver Branch Public Library 720 Terrace Ave., Baton Rouge, LA 70802.

Notice of Request for Proposals

St. Vincent de Paul of Baton Rouge, as the regional applicant for the Louisiana Balance of State Continuum of Care, Baton Rouge region, is issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) for a homeless services grant as part of a collaborative application with SVDP for a State ESG Homeless Services grant. Request for Proposals (RFP) packages will be posted and available for download on the Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Baton Rouge website at  on Monday July 16, 2018. Consideration for project funding under the Regional Applicant Plan will require submittal of a completed RFP package by July 30, 2018 at 4:30 PM.