Hurrican Gustav Recovery Resources

Here are some resources available at this time:   Red Cross Helpline: Call 1-866-GET-INFO (1-866-438-4636) FEMA Assistance information: FEMA will be covering hotel/evacuation expenses. Call 1-800-621-FEMA or go to www.fema.gov. Read an article about assistance here. Gustav Info: The New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center…

Hurricane Gustav Update

Due to the evacuation for Hurricane Gustav, the Housing Program of Jefferson Parish Section 8 and DHAP offices will be closed Tuesday, Sept 2, 2008.  Please check this site for regular communication and updates. Landlords, tenants and other Public Housing Agencies can reach us at…

FEMA Misses Second Housing Report Deadline

THE TIMES-PICAYUNE FEMAs slow pace in producing a strategy to house displaced disaster victims has irritated lawmakers, particularly those along the Gulf Coast. After Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, FEMA provided trailers for hurricane victims. WASHINGTON — FEMA on Tuesday missed a second deadline for producing…