Community Development

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.

  • State of Louisiana Task Force Meeting SBA Fix topic July 13, 2018 where will the money go if no SBA Fix?

    Not only does the Director of the State of Louisiana OCD-DRU Patrick Forbes state that it will take HUD Guidance or Congress to pass law. He goes deeper into what he will spend it on if the $682 million isn't used for the SBA Fix. This was in APA 9 .

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

    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.

  • NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING Restore Louisiana Task Force Friday, July 13, 2018 9:30 am House Committee Room 5
    Writers Pool

    Who is planning on going? Who would like to take part in the Public Comment period which is open for 50 minutes at the end of the meeting? Who needs a ride to the State Capital? Lets get our trip organized soon!

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

    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.


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

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