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U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is the nation’s housing agency committed to increasing homeownership, particularly among minorities; creating affordable housing opportunities for low-income Americans; and supporting the homeless, elderly, people with disabilities and people living with AIDS. The Department also promotes economic and community development, and enforces the nation’s fair housing laws.

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HUD ANNOUNCES DISASTER ASSISTANCE FOR LOUISIANA TORNADO VICTIM

U.S. Housing and Urban Development today announced HUD will speed federal disaster assistance to the State of Louisiana and provide support to homeowners and low-income renters forced from their homes due to severe storms, tornadoes, and straight-line winds

HUD SECRETARY ANNOUNCES DISASTER ASSISTANCE FOR LOUISIANA STORM VICTIMS

U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castrotoday announced HUD will speed federal disaster assistance to the State of Louisiana and provide support to homeowners and low-income renters forced from their homes due to severe storms and flooding

HUD PROVIDES CLARITY FOR LOUISIANA’S ROAD HOME ELEVATION INCENTIVE PROGRAM

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced it has worked with the State of Louisiana on a series of proposed amendments to its Road Home Elevation Incentive Program to provide certain homeowners relief from having to pay back funds intended to help elevate their homes.  Under this approach, the State of Louisiana will identify qualified homeowners who used their elevation grants to rehabilitate their homes or for interim housing expenses.

HUD APPROVES DISASTER RECOVERY PLANS IN LOUISIANA

WASHINGTON, D.C. - November 6, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today approved several disaster recovery plans throughout the State of Louisiana totaling $91.7 million to help local communities to recover from Hurricane Isaac in August of 2012. These disaster plans will rely on grants provided earlier this year through HUD’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program.

ST. BERNARD PARISH, LOUISIANA, AGREES TO $2.5 MILLION SETTLEMENT TO RESOLVE HOUSING DISCRIMINATION LAWSUITS

WASHINGTON, DC - May 13, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Justice Department and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)announced today that St. Bernard Parish, La., has agreed to a settlement valued at more than $2.5 million to resolve separate lawsuits by the United States and private plaintiffs alleging that the parish sought to restrict rental housing to African Americans in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

HUD AND LOUISIANA ANNOUNCE SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT TO END LEGAL CHALLENGE TO ROAD HOME PROGRAM

WASHINGTON, DC - July 6, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Homeowners living in Cameron, Orleans, Plaquemines, and St. Bernard Parishes may be eligible for additional compensation under the Louisiana’s Road Home Program under the terms of a settlement agreement announced today by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the State of Louisiana and plaintiffs in a federal housing discrimination lawsuit. Read the full text of the agreement announced today

HUD ASSUMES CONTROL OF LAFAYETTE, LOUISIANA HOUSING AUTHORITY

WASHINGTON, DC - March 29, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that, effectively immediately, it is taking control of the Housing Authority of the City of Lafayette (HACL), citing numerous financial deficiencies over the past three years and a leadership vacuum following the resignation of the agency’s executive director last October.

HUD AWARDS $1 MILLION TO PROMOTE MINORITY CONTRACTING OPPORTUNITIES IN NEW ORLEANS

WASHINGTON, DC - September 24, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan today awarded the City of New Orleans $1,042,684 to create a training program to help minority-owned businesses compete for contracting opportunities in federal and state-funded disaster recovery programs. The grant is provided through HUD’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program

HUD RELEASES FIRST COMPREHENSIVE HOUSING SURVEY OF NEW ORLEANS METROPOLITAN AREA SINCE HURRICANE KATRINA

NEW ORLEANS, Dc - September 13, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- In the five years since Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf coast, the New Orleans metropolitan area lost 75,000 housing units or nearly 13 percent of its housing stock. In addition, the median monthly cost of housing rose by nearly 33 percent, from $662 in 2004 to $882 in 2009. These are among the key findings of a new housing survey presented today by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

HUD PROGRAM BRINGS SENIORS BACK HOME TO NEW ORLEANS

WASHINGTON, DC - March 26, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Thanks to a little-known federal program, 46 low-income seniors who were displaced by Hurricane Katrina received a grand welcome home celebration today in New Orleans at the Terraces on Tulane senior housing community that will ultimately house 200 families

Secretaries Donovan and Napolitano announce hurricane recovery funding for Louisiana

NEW ORLEANS, LA - March 06, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — On day one of U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan and U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano's listening tour throughout New Orleans and the Gulf Coast, the secretaries announced hundreds of millions of dollars in funding to Louisiana to stimulate long-term recovery in the wake of last year's devastating hurricane season and Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.

HUD approves neighborhood stabilization plans of state of Louisiana and New Orleans

Funding aimed at neighborhoods hard-hit by foreclosure WASHINGTON, D.C. - January 09, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Steve Preston today approved plans from the State of Louisiana and the City of New Orleans seeking to recover from the effects of high foreclosures and declining home values.

HUD Secretary returns to break ground at C.J. Peete to bring new housing, mixed-income...

Groundbreaking is second in 30 days to redevelop old public housing NEW ORLEANS - January 08, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Steve Preston returned to New Orleans today for a second time in less than 30 days to break ground at another public housing site that was slated for redevelopment prior to Hurricane Katrina

HUD, partners break ground at St. Bernard site to bring new mixed-income community to...

Construction begins at first of Big 4 slated for historic transformation HUD also to host Gulf Coast housing symposium at Tulane NEW ORLEANS, LA -...

Preston announces disaster assistance for Louisiana

Foreclosure protection offered to displaced families in 34 Parishes WASHINGTON, D.C. - September 8, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Steve Preston...

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New Orleans 2014 property tax bills available on nola.gov

NEW ORLEANS, LA - December 27, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, the City announced that 2014 property tax bill images are available on the City’s website and paper bills are being mailed to all Orleans Parish property owners beginning today, December 26, 2013. Property tax payments are due on Friday, January 31, 2014.

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The Boulder Group Arranges Sale of Triple Net Lease Dollar General

The Boulder Group, a net leased investment brokerage firm, has completed the sale of a single tenant new construction Dollar General located at 8212 Highway 171 in Grand Cane, Louisiana for $1,168,947.