Job Opportunity: Executive Director, DeRidder Housing Authority

Small, High Performing, Financially viable Public Housing Authority is searching for motivated, skilled and dedicated employee to become their next Executive Director! The DeRidder Housing Authority in DeRidder, Louisiana is actively searching for the right individual to provide leadership, strategic development and program management for their High Performing authority with 122 Public Housing units and […]

Introducing LDSC Member Brittany Ramsey

LHA welcomes Brittany Ramsey as its Louisiana Delta Service Corps (LDSC) member.  Brittany is a Ponchatoula, Louisiana native and is currently in her senior year at Southeastern Louisiana University.  She is majoring in Family and Consumer Science and Business Management.  Brittany spent several years in Hotel and Hospitality Management within the Atlanta area before returning […]

Nominations are Open! 2014 Housing and Community Development Awards

Nominations are now open for LHA’s 2014 Annual Affordable Housing & Community Development Awards. The awards will be given to spotlight and celebrate the achievements of those who make our communities a better place to live, and will be presented during LHA’s Annual Meeting on January 30, 2015. This luncheon meeting will begin at 11:30 […]

October Resources: Jobs, Greenbuild and Webinars

The Atlanta Region of the U.S. Census Bureau is hiring for temporary positions in New Orleans. Positions include Field Leader and Field Supervisor. Job requirements include: be a United States citizen; Complete and submit application with recruitment bulletin number; pass a basic skills test along with two scored interviews; and pass a background check. More […]

Member Spotlight: Tammy Groover, Covington Housing Authority

This month, we’re focusing on the work of LHA Board Vice-Chair Tammie Groover, Executive Director of the Covington Housing Authority. The Covington Housing Authority, in accordance with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development evaluation criteria, has been designated as a “high performing” agency. Tammie has more than 20 years experience in public service, […]

Executive Director’s Corner: LHA Releases Report on Poverty

Last month, LHA worked with the Coalition on Human Needs to release a report detailing how Louisianans fared when it came to the latest poverty data released by the Census Bureau. The report paints a grim picture: Louisiana has the third highest state poverty rate. In Louisiana, one out of four children overall, as well […]

LHA Releases Report on Poverty Census Data in Louisiana

On September 23, LHA in partnership with the Coalition on Human Needs released a report detailing recently released poverty Census data for Louisiana. The report also makes policy recommendations aimed at addressing alarmingly high poverty rates. Download a copy of the report here. Report findings include: Louisiana has the third highest state poverty rate. In […]

Louisiana Housing Alliance meets in Lake Charles

LAKE CHARLES, La. (KPLC) – About a third of Louisiana households pay rent. And that number is expected to increase with the industrial boom. Louisiana Housing Alliance officials stopped by Lake Charles Tuesday, as part of their annual Listening Tour around the state. While they say they expect temporary housing or rental demand in our […]

LHA 2014 Listening Tour

Louisiana Housing Alliance (LHA) will host the Annual Listening Tour beginning August 25th in Monroe, LA culminating in the capital city on August 29th. The Listening Tour is a week-long road trip during which LHA visits each of Louisiana’s 9 regions to listen to the concerns and successes of housing providers, advocates, working families, local […]

The Louisiana Housing Trust Fund Initiative (LHTFI) – Coming the Fall 2014

The LHTFI is an effort by housing developers, advocates, local and state banks, small business owners, and a regional economic alliance to find dedicated revenue for the Louisiana Housing Trust Fund.