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

Rep. Melancon Supports Louisiana Veterans with Jobs, Housing Bills

WASHINTON D.C. - March 25, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Charlie Melancon (LA-03) voted this week in support of a series of bills to provide more opportunity to U.S. veterans, particularly those who are looking for jobs or are homeless. The measures would increase on-the-job training opportunities for returning veterans, prevent mortgage lenders from foreclosing on a veteran’s home after their service, and make sure payments for disabled veterans keep pace with the cost of living. Also included in the series was legislation to strengthen the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ work to fight and end homelessness. An estimated 131,000 U.S. veterans are homeless nationwide

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.

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...

Data: U.S. Rep. Melancon Can Act to Save 628 Homes in Congressional District From...

Estimate of Number of Homeowners Who Could Save Home Based on Publicly Available Data from Center for Responsible Lending; Rep. Melancon Urged to Support...



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


Mayor Landrieu Provides Additional Sewerage and Water Board Update

Mayor Mitch Landrieu and City officials provided an update on the status of the Sewerage and Water Board’s drainage system in New Orleans. The turbine damaged on Wednesday night, Turbine #1, is running after being successfully repaired and gradually brought back online. Twenty-two of 26 generators ordered for additional capacity and redundancy have arrived and are being connected. They are expected to be in service by Monday. Four final generators are in route from Miami and will be delivered Monday. This redundancy will remain throughout Hurricane Season.