Friday, October, 24, 2014
St. John the Baptist Parish - Beginning Monday, October 27, 2014, St. John Parish in coordination with Providence Technical Services, LLC will begin accepting applications for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Housing Programs designed to assist the needs of low to moderate income (LMI) and non-LMI residents who sustained property damage during Hurricane Isaac. The specific grant-funded housing programs are: Homeowner Rehabilitation, Homebuyer Assistance, Housing Elevation and Small Rental Rehabilitation.
St. John the Baptist Parish residents interested in applying for one of the four housing programs may pick up an application at the each of the Intake Service Centers, the Percy Hebert Building, and the West Bank Courthouse. Applications are also available online at sjbparish.com. Residents may drop off completed applications at the Intake Service Center or apply online at sjbparish.com. Applications will be accepted for a minimum of two weeks based on last names at the St. John Community Center in LaPlace and the West Bank Community Center in Edgard.
The schedules for the intake service centers are as follows:
The CDBG Housing Programs are being funded through the $32 million Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) CDBG Disaster Recovery Program and the State of Louisiana Office of Community Development/Disaster Recovery Unit to provide funding to housing programs, economic development, and infrastructure.
For more information on the programs and/or a list of qualifications/requirements please visit sjbparish.com and click on the homepage link titled "CDBG Housing Program" or call the Intake Service Call Center at 985-359-0555.