Financing Feud Mires Katrina Cottages

By Bill Barrow Times Picayune- Capital bureau BATON ROUGE — Eight months after FEMA announced plans to distribute $388 million for alternative housing along the hurricane-battered Gulf Coast, Louisiana’s $74.5 million share stands untapped because of bureaucratic haggling and, more recently, a dispute between the…

Louisiana to Host First Annual Recovery Day at the Legislature

BATON ROUGE, LA – Governor Kathleen Babineaux Blanco issued a proclamation declaring Monday, June 18th as Louisiana Recovery Day. “Local and state agencies have implemented recovery programs that are making a significant impact on people’s lives; and measurable progress has been made in the areas…

LHFA Housing Trust Fund Forum 2007

LHFA is sponsoring a forum featuring Mary Brooks of the Housing Trust Fund Project of the Center for Community Change (CCC). The CCC is a national non-profit organization that provides technical assistance and other services to non-profit organizations working to promote affordable housing and minority…