2016 Housing Conference Sponsors, Panelist, Facilitators

  THANK YOU!!! Our 2016 State Housing Conference Sponsors Chase Bank Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas Red River Bank Enterprise Community Partners Whitney Bank Our 2016 Housing Conference Panelist and Facilitators Panelist and Facilitators (Local, State and National organizations) HUD USDA Office of the Comptroller of the Currency Office of the Governor – State […]

LHA Board Member – Affordable Housing in Louisiana

As the state of Louisiana grapples with budget challenges, Michelle Whetten, Enterprise VP and Gulf Coast market leader, argues in a letter in The New Orleans Advocate that to help low-income families get ahead, housing issues must be addressed. While Louisiana has already taken some important steps, local leaders need to do more to tackle […]


As the only housing policy and technical assistance organization operating statewide to support Louisiana’s affordable housing partners, LHA continues to fulfill its’ mission to housing providers, service providers, government officials, coalitions, policymakers and advocates through developing policy, advocacy, providing technical assistance and creating educational opportunities. During this month we focus more intently on the need […]

2016 State Housing and Homelessness Conference

April 13th -15th, 2016 Hilton Capital House 201 Lafayette Street, Baton Rouge, LA The LHA State Housing conference planning “Hope, Help, Home” is in high gear.  In coordination with the Homelessness Alliance’s and coalitions around the state another great conference will take place. I do hope you have made plans to attend.  It is our […]

2016 Affordable Housing Awards Reception

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Baton Rouge City Club 355 North Blvd LHA will recognize the work, commitment and legacy of late Rep. Ronnie Edwards for her work and commitment to affordable housing and community development.  The “Trailblazer in Affordable Housing” Award will be named in her honor. Governor John Bel Edwards will discuss the […]

FHLB Dallas AHP Application and Other Events

  Affordable Housing Program (AHP) Competitive Application Round Open Through March 18, 2016 Affordable Housing Program (AHP) funds are intended to assist FHLB Dallas members in financing the purchase, construction, or rehabilitation of owner-occupied, rental, or transitional housing, as well as housing for homeless individuals in their communities. • AHP funds must be used to benefit […]

15th Annual New Partners for Smart Growth Conference

February 11-13, 2016 Portland, OR Hilton Portland & Executive Tower LHA’s Executive Director Marla Newman will be speaking at the 15th Annual New Partners for Smart Growth conference. The nation’s largest smart growth and sustainability event, the theme for the 2016 conference is “Practical Tools and Innovative Strategies for Creating Great Communities,” underscoring a stronger […]

NeighborWorks Training Institute

February 22-26, 2016 Atlanta, GA Atlanta Marriott Marquis A key feature of this Institute is the Wednesday symposium Cross-Sector Collaboration to Create Opportunity. Visit www.NeighborWorks.org/training for information and registration, and www.NeighborWorks.org/scholarships for scholarship information.

NLIHC 2016 Policy Forum

April 3-5, 2016 Washington, DC Washington Court Hotel NLIHC’s Policy Forum will connect housing and homeless advocates and policy analysts from across the nation to discuss the challenges of ending housing poverty and homelessness. Attendees will gain ideas and strategies on how to overcome these challenges through NLIHC’s unparalleled educational sessions and face-to-face networking opportunities, […]

Affordable Housing Fellowship Graduates Inaugural Class

Affordable Housing Fellowship Graduates Inaugural Class The first graduating class of the Affordable Housing Fellowship celebrated the occasion on October 24th at Juban’s in Baton Rouge. The Fellowship, a collaboration between LHA, Capital One Bank, Louisiana Housing Corporation, NeighborWorks America and Mid City Redevelopment Alliance, involved over 40 participants from throughout Louisiana in a 7-month […]