Commissioner Donelon Urges Consumers to Protect Their Property with Flood Insurance

May 6, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Despite experts predicting an “average” 2009 Atlantic hurricane season, Commissioner of Insurance Jim Donelon is strongly urging consumers to heed the lessons learned from Hurricanes Gustav and Ike, and to protect themselves and their property against Louisiana’s most frequent and unpredictable natural disasters – hurricanes and floods. The Atlantic hurricane season runs June 1 through November 30, 2009.

Crowne Plaza Hotel Opens at New Orleans Airport

February 26, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) [LON: IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)], the world's largest hotel group by number of rooms, today announced that the Crowne Plaza New Orleans-Airport has undergone a $28 million renovation and conversion from a former Holiday Inn Select

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...


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