Laws & Taxes

Laws & Taxes

City Adds Fifth and Final Debris Pass for New Orleans East Tornado Recovery

The City of New Orleans announced it will add its fifth and final pass for debris removal from residential properties in the area most impacted by the Tornado (Chantilly Drive to Bullard Avenue and from Chef Menteur Highway to Dwyer Road) from Tuesday, Mar. 21 to Friday, Mar. 24. This will allow residents additional time to move debris from their properties to the area between the sidewalk and the curb. To ensure pick-up, all debris must be separated into their proper piles no later than Friday, Mar. 24. At the conclusion of the first four passes, over 15,000 tons of debris had been cleared from the impacted area.

City of New Orleans Lists Over 170 New Adjudicated Properties for Sale

Today at noon, the City of New Orleans will list over 170 new adjudicated properties available for sale at CivicSource.com external link. These properties were adjudicated to the City due to unpaid property taxes. The properties went unsold at tax sale and in many cases have been off the tax rolls for years, not generating annual tax revenues for the City

Property Tax Payment Deadline Extended Until Monday

The City of New Orleans today issued a reminder that Monday, February 1, 2016, is the payment deadline for 2016 property taxes. Residents are strongly encouraged to pay their property taxes online or by mail on or before Monday, Feb. 1 to avoid long lines at City Hall.

LHC Begins Application Process for 2016 Low Income Housing Tax Credit Funding Round

The Louisiana Housing Corporation (LHC) has begun the application process for the 2016 Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) funding round with plans to award approximately $5 million in 9% tax credits in November and another $5 million this spring

Almost 80 Properties Sold in First Online Auction for Adjudicated Properties

The first in a series of monthly auctions for adjudicated properties in New Orleans brought in more than $2.5 million after 318 people placed more than 8,000 bids to buy 79 properties in what City officials are calling a “resounding success.” In addition, more than 44 delinquent accounts of $1,170,326 were paid in full in the weeks leading up to the auction. Altogether, the adjudicated property auction process has so far brought in nearly $3.7 million for the City of New Orleans and is helping to revive economic activity and create a fairer tax system.

Ruston, Lousiana, Housing Authority Agrees to Pay $175,000 and Stop Filling Vacancies Based on...

The Justice Department announced today that the Housing Authority of the city of Ruston, Louisiana, has agreed to pay $175,000 and adopt comprehensive new policies to settle a race discrimination lawsuit filed by the department. The settlement must still be approved by U.S. District Court Judge Robert G. James of the Western District of Louisiana.

Ruston, Lousiana, Housing Authority Agrees to Pay $175,000 and Stop Filling Vacancies Based on...

The Justice Department announced today that the Housing Authority of the city of Ruston, Louisiana, has agreed to pay $175,000 and adopt comprehensive new policies to settle a race discrimination lawsuit filed by the department. The settlement must still be approved by U.S. District Court Judge Robert G. James of the Western District of Louisiana.

City extends deadline for 2014 property tax collection

NEW ORLEANS, LA - January 30, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Due to weather-related City Hall closures, the City announced today that the 2014 property tax collection deadline will be extended to Friday, February 7, 2014. To avoid long lines, taxpayers are strongly encouraged to make payments online or by mail. Property owners who intend to pay in person may do so at the Bureau of the Treasury in City Hall, Room 1W40. For customer convenience, the City will provide a drop-off lane on the Perdido Street entrance to City Hall on Friday, January 31 and Friday, February 7, 2014 during regular business hours

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.

City of New Orleans will hold online tax title sale

NEW ORLEANS, LA - September 9, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, the City announced it will hold an online tax title sale as part of its continuing efforts to collect delinquent real estate taxes. The online auction will take place September 10-12, 2013 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Rep. Melancon Votes to Extend Unemployment Benefits, Homebuyers’ Tax Credit

Supports Bill After Fighting to Include Louisiana’s Unemployed Workers. WASHINGTON, D.C. - November 6, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Congressman Charlie Melancon (LA-03) voted today to help Louisiana families hit hardest by the recession by extending unemployment benefits, the homebuyers’ tax credit, and tax relief for military families and businesses. The Worker, Homeownership and Business Assistance Act of 2009 (H.R. 3548) passed the House today by a strong bipartisan vote of 403 to 12 and will now go to the President for his signature.

Boustany Urges Safeguards to Prevent Fraud in First Time Homebuyer Tax Credit

Opening Statement of Charles Boustany, Jr. (R-LA) Ranking Member Subcommittee on Oversight Hearing on Administration of the First-Time Homebuyer Tax Credit

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

Senate Moves Forward on Road Home Tax Relief

Housing bill includes tax relief provisions for Gulf Coast WASHINGTON -- The United States Senate today to move forward on a housing bill that includes...

Senate Passes Landrieu Tax Cut For Gulf Coast Homeowners

$1.1 billion tax relief amendment to housing bill would eliminate so-called "Road Home Tax," spur business investment WASHINGTON - April 11, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) —...

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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.