HUD Awards $34 M to Louisiana for Grants to Reduce Damages from Future Disasters

WASHINGTON – U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan awarded nearly $312 million to 13 states to invest in efforts to reduce the human, physical, and economic toll of future disasters. The grants announced today are provided through HUD’s Disaster Recovery Enhancement Fund…

HUD and Justice Dept Announce Landmark Civil Rights Agreement in Westchester County

Agreement seen as a national model for inclusive, diverse and sustainable communities WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Department of Justice today announced a historic civil rights settlement with Westchester County, New York. The landmark agreement will result…

LRA Report Identifies Top Recovery Priorities

LRA Progress Report Highlights New Construction, Infrastructure Priorities BATON ROUGE, La., (August 22, 2008) – The Louisiana Recovery Authority has identified the state’s top infrastructure priorities for recovering areas, according to the latest issue of the LRA Progress Report, which was released today. The report…