Office of Community Development
To provide decent housing opportunities, improved living environments and expanded opportunities for persons of low and moderate income.
The Fiscal Year 2021 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report
The Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) provides annual performance reporting on client outputs and outcomes that enables an assessment of grantee performance in achieving the housing stability outcome measure. The CAPER, in conjunction with the Integrated Disbursement Information System (IDIS), fulfills statutory and regulatory program reporting requirements and provides the grantee and HUD with the necessary information to assess the overall program performance and accomplishments against planned goals and objectives. This CAPER outlines the outcomes in East Baton Rouge Parish for FY2021 entitlement funds.
The 2022 and 2023 Annual Action Plan
Mayor-President Broome’s Office of Community Development is opening the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnership (HOME), Housing Opportunities for Persons with Aids (HOPWA) and the Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) Draft Action Plan for public hearing and community comment. This plan outlines the city’s resources, goals, and planned outcomes for the annual allocation from the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
We will be hosting a community meeting on 7/25/2023 at 6 p.m. at the Carver Library and 7/26/2023 at 10 a.m. virtually (register here: www.brla.gov/registerpublichearing), but you can also submit comments, questions, or concerns about this draft action plan to email@example.com.
The 2020/2021 Disaster Recovery Action Plan
Mayor-President Broome’s Office of Community Development is opening the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Disaster Recovery Action Plan Draft for public hearing and community comment. This plan outlines the unmet recovery and long-term mitigation needs in addressing disaster recovery in East Baton Rouge Parish for the five named storms that hit our community in 2020 and 2021.
2023 HOME ARP Action Plan
Mayor-President Broome’s Office of Community Development is opening the HOME ARP Action Plan Draft for public hearing and community comment. This plan outlines the unmet needs in addressing homelessness in East Baton Rouge Parish as well as stakeholder feedback and our plan of action for using this one-time federal funding to address challenges and build permanent solutions.
We will be hosting a community meeting, but you can also submit comments, questions, or concerns about this draft action plan to firstname.lastname@example.org
2022 Annual Action Plan Public Notice and Community Meeting
The City of Baton Rouge–Parish of East Baton Rouge Office of Community Development has completed a draft of its 2022 Annual Action Plan for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME), HOME American Rescue Plan (HOME - ARP), Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) programs.
The City-Parish will hold a virtual public hearing regarding the 2022 Action Plan and HOME-ARP Allocation Plan on Tuesday, July 19th, 2022 at 2 pm. The purpose of the meeting was to notify the public of intended activities to be undertaken using HUD's CDBG, HOME, ESG, HOPWA, and HOME-ARP funding.
The State of Baton Rouge Housing Panel
Mayor Broome and the Office of Community Development held a discussion on the state of housing in East Baton Rouge Parish on Tuesday, May 17, 2021, at the River Center Library downtown.
As part of the ongoing Safe, Hopeful, Healthy initiative, the conversation focused on the challenges of creating safe, affordable housing in the community and the solutions needed to move East Baton Rouge forward.
- Joshua Hollins, the new Executive Director of the Louisiana Housing Corporation (LHC)
- Michelle Wheaton, Vice President and Gulf Coast Director, Enterprise Community Partners
- J. Wesley Daniels Jr., CEO, East Baton Rouge Housing Authority
- Tasha Saunders, Director, Mayor’s Office of Community Development
2022 Baton Rouge Rebuilds Developer Program
Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome announced the EBR Office of Community Development has issued a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for approximately $2,000,000 in federal Community Development Block Grant Declared Disaster Recovery Funding (DDRF) for a housing initiative titled "2022 Baton Rouge Rebuilds Developer Program (2022 BRRDP)".
Notice of Funding Availability
The 2022 BRRDP Application is now open.
- I am elderly and my house needs to be repaired. Who do I contact?
- When it rains my roof leaks. Can the City-Parish help?
- I own rental property and need to have it repaired. Who can I talk to?
- How can I get financial assistance to provide a public service to low and moderate income persons?
- I am homeless, where can I go for help?
- 2022 Notice of Funding Availability for BR Rebuilds Developer Program
- EBR Emergency Solutions Request for Proposals Q&A
- EBR Emergency Solutions - Request for Proposals
- 2021 Public Notice for Baton Rouge Rebuilds Developer Program
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