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Monitoring Disaster Recovery in Louisiana.

Watchdog Moderator: Murray WennerlundWatchdog Moderator: Murray Wennerlund

Long term recovery is the responsibility of state leadership and state managed programs to assist the citizens recover from disasters. Watchdog group monitoring and holding local and state government accountable to the citizens they serve.

Watchdog Disaster Recovery Monitoring for Louisiana Disaster Victims.

  1. HUD CDBG-DR meets CDBG-MIT

Updates and news provided in part by Disaster Watchdog volunteers for the state of Louisiana and other sources. This is a live document page that changes often which links you to resources and reports specific to the state of Louisiana.

We have a documented list of 2019 issues that are still being addressed.

  • Forced Mortgage Payoff
  • Rescinded / Terminated awarded Grants
    (July 31, 2019 and Dec. 9, 2019)
  • Solution 2 Labor Support
  • Flood Damage Assessment differences
  • Solution 1 Tier 1 Contractor Complaints
  • Solution 1 Warranty Claims
  • Homeowners Responsibility / Escrow / Recapture
  • Unforeseen Costs for Repairs
  • Interim Mortgage Assistance
  • Elevation Grants / Cost Share

Louisiana Timeline

  • 08/13/16

    August

    The Flood of 2016

    Technology showed heavy rains, high river levels and poor water flow.

    Never again will we question technology.

  • 08/15/16

    August

    JBE-2016-65 Executive Order

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    Executive order JBE-2016-65 Section 2 flawed.

    "There must be a mechanism for public input... and the opportunity to modify priorities and plans based on such input".
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  • 09/19/16

    September

    LA 2016 Task force formed

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    An email was sent out to 22 individuals thanking them for agreeing to be a member of the Restore LA Task Force.

    Thank you for agreeing to serve on the Governor's Restore Louisiana Task Force, which is charged with establishing short and long-term priorities in developing plans for recovery and redevelopment throughout the state of Louisiana as a result of the March and August flooding events.

  • 11/21/16

    November

  • 01/18/17

    January

  • 08/07/17

    August

  • 8/9/17

    August

    Adverse Financial Conditions

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    Adverse Financial Conditions force SBA to decline loans while state of Louisiana still counts the approved amount.

  • 07/12/2018

    July

  • 07/14/18

    July

  • 7-18-2018

    July

  • 7-19-2018

    July

    $683 Million CDBG-DR

    $683 million locked

    Louisiana Task Force members promise $683 to pay SBA loans only if Congressional SBA fix works.

  • 07/06/2019

    July

  • 07/15/2019

    July

  • 07/17/2019

    July

Articles

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Projects Trades

Geotechnical Soil Analysis Soil type Compression etc., for new residential construction in Denham Springs LA. 70726...

Geotechnical Soil Analysis Soil type Compression etc., for new residential construction in Denham Springs LA. 70726...