Office of Community Development
The Office of Community Development works to stabilize and revitalize communities in the City of New Orleans through the development of affordable housing and economic opportunity, and the delivery of community services that support Orleans Parish residents.
The City of New Orleans currently operates under the 2012-2016 Consolidated Plan, which identifies priority housing, community development, and continuum of care needs and strategies to address these needs.
2014 Draft Annual Action Plan
The Consolidated Plan (CP) is the City’s Housing and Community Development Plan that is updated annually. The City of New Orleans submitted its 2014-Draft-Annual-Action-Plan-(F).pdf to HUD. The AP provides the proposed activities for for the City of New Orleans for its Community Development Block Grant, HOME Investment Partnership Act, Housing Opportunities for Person with AIDS, and Emergency Solutions grant programs.
2014 HOME NOFA: General Information Packet, Registry & 2014 HOME Owner-Occupied Rehabilitation & Affordable Rental Housing Activities Applications:
The City of New Orleans, through the Office of Community Development (OCD), announces the availability of funds to community-based, for profit, not-for-profit and faith-based organizations that implement programs and/or projects addressing Affordable Housing. Organizations interested in applying for 2014 HOME funding are required to complete the 2014-Registry-of-Organizations-Application-HOME-NOFA.doc as part of the NOFA process. The purpose of the Registry is to ensure that applicants meet minimum eligibility requirements to receive federal and state grant funds through OCD. Applicants certified for the registry must successfully complete the NOFA process to be considered for competitive funding. Fifteen (15) percent of the HOME funds are reserved for CHDO's will be available for Affordable Rental Housing Activities, Owner-Occupied Rehabilitation Activities and CHDO Operating Expenses.
The 2014-HOME-NOFA-GIP.pdf ,2014-HOME-NOFA-RENTAL-Final.doc, 2014-HOME-NOFA-OOR-Final-Version.doc applications can be downloaded from this website and is available in hardcopies beginning Wednesday December 31, 2014, 9:00am at the Office of Community Development – 1340 Poydras St. 10th Floor, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112. Deadline submission for Registry and 2014 HOME OOR & Affordable Rental Housing Activities Applications are due no later than 3:00 pm Friday January 30, 2015. Electronic submission of Registry and 2014 HOME NOFA Applications to: firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com . Please use "2014 HOME NOFA Application and Your Agency's Name" as the subject line in e-mail submission. An original and two hardcopies are also required, to be submitted to OCD's listed address (Deadline applies to electronic and hardcopy submission). Contact the Planning & Resource Development Unit at (504)658-4347 or (504)658-4200 to request additional information.
Hurricane Isaac Recovery Program:
Find all information regarding the Hurricane Isaac Recovery Program including the Action Plan here.
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