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Other Housing Issues (Including Homelessness)

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Expungement for an Arrest or Conviction

Questions and answers about the requirements to expunge a felony conviction in Louisiana.

Federal Help for Victims of Human Trafficking

Victims are eligible for federal funds, special visas, and other help.

Find Your State and Local Coordinator of Education for Homeless Children and Youth

Find State and Local Contacts for Education for Homeless Children and Youth by searching through this link.

Flood and Fire Victims' Rights as Tenants

Common questions asked by tenants who suffer flood or fire damage.

Homeless Shelter Locations

Includes homeless services on a clickable map.

Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

Housing and Urban Development (HUD) site covering topics in: (1) housing- avoiding foreclosure, buying a home, home improvements, homes for sale, HUD homes, senior citizens, homelessness, veterans; (2) fairness- including fair lending, housing discrimination and disabled persons, and; (3) rental assistance- housing choice voucher program (Section 8), Search for an apartment, contact a housing counseling agency.

Louisiana Housing Corporation

The Louisiana Housing Corporation administers a variety of programs that assist renters, homebuyers and owners, developers, nonprofit groups, local governments and other stakeholders in creating safe, affordable, energy-efficient housing. Available Services include: Homeownership, Housing Development, Weatherization, Energy Assistance, Rental Opportunities, Homelessness Solutions, Housing Recovery.

Protect Your Property: Heir Property in Louisiana

A guide from Louisiana Appleseed about how homeowners can build wealth and protect their assets. This has information about what you can do to protect your rights to homes and property that passes down when someone dies.

Special Education and Homeless Children’s Rights

Questions and answers about special education issues for homeless children.

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