HUD AND LOUISIANA ANNOUNCE SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT
TO END LEGAL CHALLENGE TO ROAD HOME PROGRAM
Approximately 1,300 homeowners in four parishes to receive $62 million in additional compensation
WASHINGTON – Homeowners living in Cameron, Orleans, Plaquemines, and St. Bernard Parishes may be eligible for additional compensation under the Louisiana’s Road Home Program under the terms of a settlement agreement announced today by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the State of Louisiana and plaintiffs in a federal housing discrimination lawsuit. Read the full text of the agreement.
LRA Progress Report Highlights New Construction, Infrastructure Priorities
BATON ROUGE, La., (August 22, 2008) - The Louisiana Recovery Authority has identified the state's top infrastructure priorities for recovering areas, according to the latest issue of the LRA Progress Report, which was released today.
By Bruce Alpert
WASHINGTON — Mortgage help for homeowners nationwide and tax relief for some Louisiana Road Home recipients sailed through the House on Wednesday after President Bush lifted his veto threat.