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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...

Commissioner Donelon urges consumers to protect their property with flood insurance

One-month countdown to the 2008 hurricane season begins today With experts predicting another above-average hurricane season beginning June 1, Commissioner of Insurance Jim Donelon is...

Landrieu Comments on New Fannie Mae Down Payment Policy

Continues to push for reduction in fees for Louisianians with lower credit scores. WASHINGTON - June 4, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — United States Senator Mary...

HUD Charges Louisiana Couple With Housing Discrimination

Husband and wife accused of violating Fair Housing Act WASHINGTON, D.C. - April  22, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development...

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) —...

State Announces Residential Property Storm Mitigation Incentives

Insurance premium discounts are available in 2008 to home owners who build or retrofit a structure to comply with the requirements of the State...

Rebuilding Together and NeighborWorks® Work Together to Assist Low-Income Homeowners

WASHINGTON D.C. - Rebuilding Together, the nation’s lead nonprofit working to preserve affordable homeownership, today announced that it has partnered with NeighborWorks® America. The...

Guide to the Upcoming Congressional Elections

The special elections for Louisiana’s first and sixth congressional races will feature a new election format. All future federal races will also follow this...

Rebuilding Together Teams with NBA for “NBA Cares All-Star Day of Service”

New Orleans - February 12, 2008 – Rebuilding Together New Orleans, a leader in the city’s post-hurricane renewal, will be hosting almost 400 NBA...

Providence Community Housing and Enterprise Commence Construction on 474 Affordable Homes for Low-Income Seniors...

$41 Million Invested Through GO Zone Tax Credits to Rehabilitate and Build Four Apartment Complexes NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Providence Community Housing and...

New Orleans City Council Vote Creates Opportunity to Rebuild Better Affordable Housing for Lafitte/Treme...

Providence Community Housing and Enterprise Help Build Community's Vision for Lafitte NEW ORLEANS, Dec. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Yesterday, the New Orleans City Council voted unanimously...

Providence Community Housing and Enterprise Break Ground at Annunciation Inn Senior Housing

$13 Million Renovation is First of 900 Apartments to be Rehabilitated for Seniors Returning to New Orleans NEW ORLEANS, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Providence Community...

Annunciation Inn Apartments for Low-Income Seniors Breaks Ground In New Orleans’ Upper Ninth Ward

Built in 1981 in New Orleans' St. Roch neighborhood in the Upper Ninth Ward as a Housing and Urban Development Section 202 development, Annunciation...

FEMA Closes Hurricane Katrina, Rita Trailer Parks

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that it is closing 13 trailer parks in Louisiana where victims of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita...

Louisiana Builder Producing Disaster-Resistant Modular Homes

ST. MARTINVILLE, La., Nov. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Louisiana System Built Homes announced Wednesday that its modular homes are being built to the Fortified...for safer...

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T & I Committee Passes Graves’ Legislation to Improve Disaster Recovery

The House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure advanced a slate of bills today, including a bipartisan disaster relief bill authored by Reps. Garret Graves (LA-6) and Stacey Plaskett (D-V.I.). The legislation, H.R. 1311 is designed to help communities recover from disasters and increase disaster program transparency and oversight