DSNAP Application Days Added for All Parishes

Louisiana Receives Approval to Extend DSNAP Due to High Applicant Volumes The Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services received federal approval to extend its Hurricane Ida Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (DSNAP) operation by three days to provide the large volume of applicants more time to complete DSNAP interviews....

City Launched Hurricane Ida Deductible Program to Assist Homeowners

The City of New Orleans today ( Sept. 29) announced the launch of a new program to assist Orleans Parish residents impacted by Hurricane Ida.    Beginning Sept. 30, the Mayor’s Office of Housing Policy and Community Development will accept applications for the Hurricane Ida Insurance Deductible Program. The City expects to spend up to $2 million in Neighborhood Housing Improvement Funds (NHIF) that will provide financial assistance to households earning up to 140 percent of the Area Median Income (AMI), estimated...

City Now Accepting Application for Emergency Utility Assistance Payments

Next Emergency Rental Assistance Community Event Scheduled Sept. 21 The Mayor’s Office of Housing Policy and Community Development is now accepting applications for utility assistance payments as a part of the Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) program funded by The U.S. Department of Treasury. The City will disburse up to $5 million to eligible tenants in Orleans Parish with past-due utility bills due to the COVID-19 pandemic.   The...