Section 8 Housing

City of Ruston Section 8 Housing Program

401 N Trenton Street Ruston, LA 71270


318-251-9935 (fax)

Hours of Operation: Monday-Thursday 7:30am-5:00pm  Fridays 7:30am-11:30am

The mission statement of the City of Ruston Section 8 Housing Program is to provide safe, decent and sanitary housing conditions for low, very low-income, and extremely low-income families as well as to manage resources efficiently.  The Public Housing Agency (PHA) is to promote personal, economic, and social upward mobility to provide families the opportunity to make the transition from subsidized to non-subsidized housing.

* Please note the City of Ruston Section 8 Housing Waiting List is currently closed and is not accepting any applicants at this time.  Please continue to visit our website to find out when we begin accepting applications.


Click here for the City of Ruston Section 8 Housing Program Annual Civil Rights Certification and 5 Year Plan



Section 8 Staff

Ms. Wilma Outley, Executive Director

Mr. Andy Bahlinger, Inspector

Ms. Rochelle McGuire, Housing Specialist

Ms. Kecia McGhee, Housing Assistant


COVID Response for Section 8 

Office Changes Effective Monday, May 18, 2020

 The goal of the Section 8 Housing Office during this continued pandemic of COVID-19 is to continue to use precautionary measures in hope of preventing the spread of the virus.

*The Section 8 Housing Office will operate on Appointment(s) Only

*All Visitors must have a valid Driver’s License or State ID

*All Visitors are required to wear face mask/covering

*All Visitors will be subject to temperature check

*All Visitors must be least 6 feet or more apart from Housing Rep.

 Thank you for your understanding as well as patience during these difficult times of transitioning.



P.O. Box 2069 - Ruston, LA 71273 (318) 251-8621
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