August 2016 Flood Event

If you are a resident in one of the parishes declared a federal disaster by the President and you have experienced damage as a result of flooding, please see the links and resources below. 



  • Provides take out financing to promote affordable rental stock affected by the March and August Floods of 2016

Multi-Family Restoration Loan Fund

  • Provides loan gap financing to exisiting non-afforable and afforable multi-family rental stock affected by the March and August Floods of 2016

Permanent Supportive Housing

  • The Louisiana Permanent Supportive Housing program provides permanent, subsidized rental housing with flexible, individualized housing supports for people with disabilities.

Rapid Rehousing

  • Rental Assistance – participants pay 30% of their monthly adjusted income towards rent and utilities

  • Case Management – includes developing a budget plan that indicates how the family will meet their monthly rental obligation for each of the 12 months on the program, assistance with education and employment, financial planning and permanent housing.


Spanish and Vietnamese Disaster Information


Mold Remediation/Crisis Cleanup 

The combination of water and organic matter in your home after a flood can lead to mold. Hot conditions can exasperate the problem. The following links provide information that may be helpful to minimize the impact: 


Disaster Recovery Partners

The LHC works with the Louisiana Office of Community Development and other partners to ensure that applicants are being served and to monitor program participants to ensure they’re meeting their responsibilities under programmatic guidelines. LHC's partners on disaster housing issues include: 


Information for LHC Partners


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