• How well does your state follow the HUD Grant Amendment Process?
    Writers Pool

    When you follow the HUD Grant money trail you will run into the guidelines HUD places on Grantees which is your state government on just how to handle the Action Plan and the inevitable Amendments that follow in the wake of every declared disaster.

  • Action Plan Amendment No. 1 Community Development Block Grant Funds in response to the Great Floods of 2016
    Contributor

    Action Plan Amendment No. 1 for the utilization of Community Development Block Grant Funds (CDBG) in response to the Great Flood of 2016 Public Comment Period: February 1 to 15, 2017

  • Restore La. Program Speeds Up Progress, Aims to Help More Homeowners and Businesses
    Contributor

    At todays Restore Louisiana Task Force meeting, Gov. John Bel Edwards said the state is making significant progress in its recovery from the 2016 floods, but there is more work to be done to help homeowners and businesses recover faster.

  • Louisiana Flood DR 4277 and 4263 the APA 8 Action Plan Amendment 8 with Public Comments are here
    Writers Pool

    You have to ask the right people to get a copy of the public documents that our Office of Community Development Disaster Recovery Unit is required to publish to the public on the state OCD-DRU web page. Lucky for thousands we have concerned citizens

  • Request for copies of missing Flood 2016 Contracts from OCDDRU Flood Contract page
    Writers Pool

    Ensuring Transparency, Accountability, Efficiency and Open Public Communications is much more difficult with the state of Louisiana Department of Administration than you might think. No accountability even with their methods of asking for Public Records.

  • Quality Controls and inspections related to Estimates with missing items
    Writers Pool

    The state of Louisiana Office of Community Development Disaster Recovery Unit creates contracts with companies to do a job for disaster victims. Its the homeowners responsibility to report any errors or omissions to the OCD no matter how small.

  • Louisiana Waivers Alternative Requirements for Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery Grantee
    Writers Pool

    When we follow the waivers, alternative requirements and requests our state of Louisiana OCD asks HUD and the CDBG-DR program for we start to see a trend of funneling money away from those that it actually is to assist. Follow the Money.

  • FEMA-4277-DR August 2016 Flooding State of Louisiana Federal Register Links and References
    Writers Pool

    Ensuring Transparency, Accountability, and Efficiency in Taxpayer-Funded programs related to DR-4277 Louisiana Flooding

  • Why Governor J.B. Edwards will never fully understand the issue with Duplication of Benefits SBA and HUD
    Writers Pool

    The Governor of Louisiana John Bell Edwards has consistently referred to the Duplication of Benefits issue without really understanding what his own state employees are doing about it.

  • FEMA-4263-DR March 2016 Flooding State of Louisiana Federal Register Links and References
    Writers Pool

    As we collect all references we will paste the links online and be sure a copy is index if not a federal website. Ensuring Transparency, Accountability, and Efficiency in Taxpayer-Funded programs related to DR-4263 Louisiana Flooding