True experience with IEM Inc. Disaster Recovery people, it is very hard to find straight answersMurray Wennerlund
For months homeowners have asked the same question of IEM contractors. Many questions were posted, email, called in to the Baton Rouge call center that IEM inc manages. Some from as far back as May 2018 that are still unanswered today. Heres one Question
Elevation for disaster victims, the Data, Math and illogical approach that costs flood victims 5% more.Murray Wennerlund
Elevation Cost Analysis by IEM recommends increasing disaster victims out of pocket costs by more than 5 percent if homeowner selects to use concrete blocks for column supports in lieu of timber poles or wood columns.
State of Louisiana contractor IEM hires sub-contractor to reduce elevation caps by 5%Murray Wennerlund
IEM Inc a NC Risk Management company holds true to their core business model by creating a report comparing the price of wood vs. concrete when elevating homes. The report awards 5% more grant funds to use timbers and 5% less for concrete CMU blocks.
State of Louisiana OCD-DRU ignores homeowners complaints regarding out of control subcontractor outsourcingWriters Pool
The State of Louisiana, Division of Administration, Office of Community Development, Disaster Recovery Unit OCD-DRU creates uncontrollable subcontractor hiring practices with Innovative Emergency Management, Inc.
OCD-DRU Patrick Forbes accuses flood victim "..creating unnecessary panic and frustration among flood victims"Murray Wennerlund
My neighbor came over banging on our door asking for me to read the 30 day notice to purchase flood insurance to cover the Programs costs or be deemed ineligible for HUD CDBG-DR Grants. This comes weeks and months after grants were awarded and signed.
Solution 2 Reconstruction Homeowners Experience and Knowledge gained, researched and documented version 1.4.12Contributor
Homeowners documenting policy and procedures of the Louisiana Homeowners Assistance Program for the great floods of 2016 have completed the next updated revision of the homeowners management guide to Solution 2 construction projects.
Solution 1 Reconstruction Homeowners Experience and Knowledge gained and documented version 188.8.131.52Contributor
Homeowners documenting policy and procedures of the Louisiana Homeowners Assistance Program for the great floods of 2016 have completed the next updated revision of the homeowners management guide to Solution 1 construction projects.
Part III Pay Up or Get Out, Flood Insurance Requirements Homeowners Assistance Program flyer version 3.1Murray Wennerlund
Did the State of Louisiana OCD-DRU forget to inform homeowners and grant recipients the correct amount of NFIP Flood insurance to carry to cover Program Costs? Why did a 30 day notice go out just 30 days after the unannounced policy change of 10-5-2018?
Part II Pay Up or Get Out, You have not provided evidence that you are maintaining sufficient flood insurance.Murray Wennerlund
State of Louisiana OCD-DRU Directors Response to unfair policy enforcement: "...completely incorrect information and statements not based in current law or policy...". The letter that the state sent to flood victims is below. You have 30 days to comply.
Part IV Pay Up or Get Out, Flood Insurance HUD CDBG-DR Federal Policy, Laws, Rules, Guidance.Murray Wennerlund
State of Louisiana OCD-DRU Directors Response to unfair policy enforcement: "...completely incorrect information and statements not based in current law or policy...". Show related Federal Policy, after all, its hard to trust without transparency.