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Community Development - City, Town, County, Parish, Disaster Recovery.

At first glace your Office of Community Development might not seem like much. But once your Community Development department in your local city, town, county, parish level gets hold of some serious federal grant money offered by HUD your Community Development people can be proactive and create solutions that lead to a rapid recovery plan or they can be reactive in that they do the minimum and only react when public outcry or other issues drive them to respond.

  • What are you going to ask your HUD CDBG-DR State OCD-DRU Homeowners Assistance Task Force members today?
    Murray Wennerlund

    You could start with a simple request like, How can I contact you with a proposal or issue that may effect hundreds of people. It appears our states DOA office feels that the contact information for Governor Appointed Members of the Task Force Hands Off!

  • State of Louisiana OCD-DRU CDBG-DR Grantee Manual 3.7 - Section 4.0 Duplication of Benefits
    Murray W.

    The State of Louisiana Office of Community Development - Disaster Recovery Unit that handles HUD CDBG-DR as the Grantee has most of their current 2016 information online. It is your responsibility to be sure you have the most current version of the manual

  • Louisiana OCD-DRU Declined SBA Award Policy
    Supervisor

    The Declined SBA Award Policy is published on Page 52 of the Homeowners Assistance Manual version 3.1. This has been confirmed with DOA as being what Restore.LA.Gov uses to determine if a homeowner will be penalized for not accepting the SBA loan offered.

  • Restore Louisiana Task Force Meeting July 13th 2018 State Capitol, House Committee Room 5, Baton Rouge
    Supervisor

    State Capitol, House Committee Room 5, 900 N. Third St. Baton Rouge LA 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 PM Friday, July 13. Be sure to be on time, or at least between 9:30 and 10:00. Most meetings are fast, last one ended about 10:30 only one public comment presented.

  • Restore Pipeline Reports #46 June 16 to 22 2018
    Writers Pool

    Restore Pipeline Reports 46 June 16 to 22 2018

  • LA State is setting construction prices, what happens when market prices rise above Xactimate Economy prices?
    Writers Pool

    For any Scope of Work that has not been issued, OCD-DRU may reflect updated prices based on yearly review of Xactimate prices.

  • Restore.LA.Gov Solution 3 Reimbursement is determined by the pricing guide published in the Homeowners Manual.
    Writers Pool

    Solution 3 Reimbursement is NOT determined by the number of receipts you have and turn in. According to infoRestore-LA.Org using the State of Louisiana email server mailppa1.swe.la.gov the program reimburses based on the pricing guide for construction.

  • Why does Restore.LA.Gov count NFIP ICC as a Duplication of Benefits when they don't overlap other services?
    Supervisor

    When we compare grants and insurance money we often find the State of Louisiana Office of Community Development making up rules as they go. Lets take the NFIP ICC, Increased Cost of Compliance which means the additional cost to follow Codes and Rules.

  • Action Plan Amendment No. 3 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: August 11 to 24, 2017

  • Action Plan Amendment No. 2 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: June 7 to 20, 2017.