• State of Louisiana Announces Pay Up Flood Insurance or Get Out of the RLHP Disaster Program!
    Murray Wennerlund

    Notice to provide proof of insurance letters have been sent out to all Restore Homeowner Applicants eligible for Restore Louisiana HUD CDBG-DR Grant funds.

  • Hundreds of homeowners with SBA Duplication of Benefits may have been categorized incorrectly.
    Writers Pool

    SBA Duplication of Benefits totaling near $55 million for Louisiana alone may have been counted against disaster victims but later changed by the SBA without updating state grantee datafeeds. This issue may also be relevant to other disasters since 2013.

  • Restore LA Contractor IEM Inc. takes flood victims real-time, real-world issues as advice for Policy Change.
    Contributor

    IEM Inc management in the Baton Rouge Recovery call center has taken steps in recent months to investigate how the recovery program policy affects flood victims. IEM Inc. managers joined private Facebook groups to collect homeowners personal information.

  • August 2016 Floods DR-4277 came faster and earlier than reports that aired just hours earlier
    Murray Wennerlund

    Never again will we second guess technology when we see rain gauges reading 22 or more inches. Never again will we think the river gauges are broken when they stop reporting and we will start thinking the gauges are underwater and its time to leave, now!

  • IEM Inc. managing long term CDBG-DR disaster recovery fails to send policy change notices to flood victims.
    Murray Wennerlund

    Since being awarded the contract to manage the taxpayer funded long term recovery program provided by HUD and CDBG-DR funds IEM Inc. has failed to keep disaster victims updated to policy and procedural changes. Communications and Transparency fail.

  • Louisiana State Contractors Licensing information from a Homeowners understanding
    Murray Wennerlund

    So many of us trust our contractors to do us right. Many of us dont know there are over 4,000 licensed and insured contractors in the state covering foundations to electrical. But all to often we hire a general contractor that hires unlicensed workers.

  • The Live Oak 2,102 square feet 4 bedrooms with 3 bath a Reconstruction Solution 1 option for $227,016
    Writers Pool

    Replacing your home with the Live Oak 2,102/sf home with 4 bedrooms and 3 bath is easy with Solution 1 from the Restore Homeowners Program. Just sign over a few documents, pay up your insurance and DOB and you are soon to be in your new home.

  • The Brookmont 1,421 square feet 3 bedrooms with 2 bath a Reconstruction Solution 1 option for $153,468
    Writers Pool

    Replacing your home with the Brookmont 1,421/sf home with 3 bedrooms and 2 bath is easy with Solution 1 from the Restore Homeowners Program. Just sign over a few documents, pay up your insurance and DOB and you are soon to be in your new home.

  • The Pelican 1,680 square feet 4 bedrooms with 2 bath a Reconstruction Solution 1 option for $181,440
    Writers Pool

    Replacing your home with the Pelican 1,680/sf home with 4 bedrooms and 2 bath is easy with Solution 1 from the Restore Homeowners Program. Just sign over a few documents, pay up your insurance and DOB and you are soon to be in your new home.

  • The Magnolia 2,100 square feet 4 bedrooms with 2 bath a Reconstruction Solution 1 option for $226,800
    Writers Pool

    Replacing your home with the Magnolia 2,100/sf home with 4 bedrooms and 2 bath is easy with Solution 1 from the Restore Homeowners Program. Just sign over a few documents, pay up your insurance and DOB and you are soon to be in your new home.