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Boustany Supports Storm Protection and Coastal Restoration for Louisiana

Dr. Charles Boustany (R-Lafayette) supported passage of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016 (H.R. 5303). This vital legislation authorizes United States Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) projects and activities to improve maritime infrastructure, support specific flood protection projects, and continue coastal restoration efforts in Louisiana. WRDA has passed the House by a vote of 399 – 25. The bill now heads to conference with S. 2848, which cleared the Senate by a vote of 95 – 3 earlier this month

Mayor Landrieu, City Officials Remind Residents New Flood Insurance Rates Going Into Effect

Mayor Landrieu and City officials reminded residents that new flood insurance rates are going into effect on Sept. 30, 2016. More than 53 percent of all properties in New Orleans were removed from Special Flood Hazard Areas (“A” zones) and as a result, will benefit from more affordable flood insurance

Mayor Landrieu, City Officials to Remind Residents of Updates to New FEMA Flood Insurance...

Mayor Mitch Landrieu will join City Officials to remind residents of the updates to the new FEMA flood insurance rates that go into effect for New Orleans this Friday, Sept. 30, 2016.

Vitter, Delta Regional Authority Announce $72M Economic, Infrastructure Investment for Louisiana’s Delta Region

U.S. Sen. David Vitter (R-La.) joined the Louisiana Congressional delegation and the Delta Regional Authority’s (DRA) Federal Co-Chairman Chris Masingill in announcing $72 million of investments to go toward supporting economic development, entrepreneurs, workforce training, and job creation in Louisiana’s Delta region.

Boustany Announces Funding to Prevent Veteran Homelessness

Dr. Charles Boustany (R-Lafayette) issued the following statement after the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) awarded $5,701,387 in grant funding to five Louisiana organizations under the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program.

THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENT EMPLOYEE RECEIVES WATER ENVIRONMENT FEDERATION (WEF) AWARD

Sami Khalil, Storm Water Management Supervisor with the Department of Environmental Affairs has been selected as one of three top winners for the WEF National Municipal Stormwater and Green Infrastructure Awards program.

Chairman Vitter Hosts SBA Administrator, HUD Secretary in Flood-Impacted Louisiana, Urges Additional Support

Yesterday, U.S. Senator David Vitter (R-La.), Chairman of the Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee (SBC), hosted the Honorable Maria Contreras-Sweet, Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), and the Honorable Julian Castro, Secretary of the U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD), in South Louisiana as they toured the flood-impacted areas in Livingston, Ascension, and East Baton Rouge parishes

City Urges Residents to Protect Themselves, Homes from Mosquitoes

The City of New Orleans is reminding residents of the precautions they should take to protect themselves and their homes from mosquitoes, which are known to transmit diseases like Zika virus, West Nile and chikungunya. Because of the recent heavy rainfall and high temperatures in New Orleans, the city is at a greater risk of seeing an elevated number of mosquitoes in the area. At this time, there are no locally transmitted cases of the Zika virus in New Orleans or Louisiana; however, travel-related cases have been identified in New Orleans and elsewhere in Louisiana. Additionally, there are no cases of West Nile or chikungunya in New Orleans.

City Receives $800K Grant to Provide Housing, Mental Health Services to New Orleans Homeless...

Mayor Mitch Landrieu, the New Orleans Health Department and the Office of Community Development in partnership with UNITY of Greater New Orleans, the Housing Authority of New Orleans (HANO) and Metropolitan Human Services District (MHSD) announced that the City of New Orleans has received an $800,000 grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to provide housing and mental health services to the city’s homeless population.

Former Morgan City housing authority executive director, employees sentenced for theft of half a...

United States Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced today that the former executive director of the Morgan City Housing Authority and three former employees were sentenced for a conspiracy related to theft of half a million dollars

FINANCE AUTHORITY DIRECTOR SELECTED TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS

On Friday, July 15, 2016 Terry McCarthy was elected to serve as a member of the Board of Directors for the National Association of Local Housing Finance Agencies (NALHFA), located in Washington D.C. In the 36 years of the Jefferson Parish Finance Authority (JPFA) or Jefferson Parish, no one has ever served on this national board until now

City Successfully Secures Final Settlement of $1.2 Billion from FEMA to Repair Hurricane Katrina-related...

Mayor Mitch Landrieu announced that FEMA has obligated $1.2 billion in recovery funds to repair Hurricane Katrina-related damage to New Orleans’ roadways and subsurface infrastructure, including water, sewer and drainage pipes. The settlement of $1.2 billion in previously unobligated recovery funds brings the total to over $2 billion secured under the Landrieu Administration for roads and subsurface infrastructure. Mayor Landrieu and FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate announced the agreement on the final settlement in December 2015.

JEFFERSON PARISH FINANCE AUTHORITY AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT IN PARTNERSHIP

The Jefferson Parish Finance Authority, in partnership with the Jefferson Parish Department of Community Development, announces that the First Time Home Buyer Program has funds available to assist individuals to purchase a home in Jefferson Parish

Vitter Announces $2.6M for Infrastructure Improvements to Louisiana Airports

U.S. Senator David Vitter (R-La.) today announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) will be awarding multiple grants totaling $2,356,267 to fund projects to improve Louisiana airports in Concordia, Richland, and Bossier Parishes. Additionally, the State of Louisiana will receive a grant of $300,000 to conduct a study identifying Louisiana airports with additional development needs. The Federal Aviation Administration will be responsible for allocating the funding to the State of Louisiana and all three airports.

3RD ANNUAL JEFFERSON COMMUNITY ACTION PROGRAMS HOUSING FAIR

Jefferson Community Action Programs (JeffCAP) will be hosting their 3rdAnnual JeffCAP Housing Fair on Saturday, June 18, 2016, from 10:00am to 3:00pm. The housing fair will be held at the Marrero Community/Senior Center located at 1861 Ames Boulevard in Marrero

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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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City Launches Online Voting For Bike Share Station Locations

The City of New Orleans, in conjunction with Social Bicycles, Inc. (SoBI) launched online voting for residents from June 5 – 18, 2017 to provide feedback on where bike share station locations would best serve their transportation needs. Bike share is a fun, healthy and convenient transit option that offers online and on-the-spot opportunities to reserve and rent a bike throughout the City.