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BATON ROUGE, La., Oct. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Applicants to The Road Home program must schedule their initial appointments by December 1, 2007, program officials...

Renter insurance becomes a requirement for some tenants

Darlene Jenkins-Armour has lived at Willow Trace Apartments in Shreveport for seven years. There and at other apartment communities that she's lived in, she's paid...

Reserve Fund Announced That Could Spur $100 Million in Home Renovations in New Orleans

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ISG Opens Sales Center for Algiers Crossing … New Orleans’ New Riverfront

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FERRIDAY AND TALLULAH RECEIVE $643,000 IN GRANTS FROM HUD FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING AND ECONOMIC...

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The Back-to-School Investment

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PAR Releases “Guide to the Proposed Constitutional Amendments”

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Increased property assessments shock homeowners

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Property reassessments steam N.O. homeowners

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Neil Erwin: LSUS to host conference on growth

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Millage revival may raise taxes

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Three Perkins Road projects pulled from agenda

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Housing prices hold steady in area

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New real estate office opens

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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.