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As we enter the fourth year of my administration, I am pleased to present the community with our Third Year (2017) Progress Report. I am so proud of the accomplishments that our team of dedicated City workers has been able to achieve over the... Read on...
The City will hold a community meeting next week to further discuss the locations of additional bike paths for Phase II of this project. The meeting will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, May 14, at Central Art Station, 801 Crockett Street. Additional Info...
The “Paint Your Heart Out Shreveport” program, is gearing up for Paint Day Saturday, May 12, 2018. Each year, more than 1,000 volunteers paint the homes of low-to-moderate income elderly and/or disabled citizens. Read on...
Shreveport-Bossier will host the Miss USA Pageant and the Miss Teen USA pageant. The Miss USA Pageant will air live from Shreveport's Hirsch Coliseum on Monday, May 21, 2018. Additional Info...
Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund to Expand Free Financial Counseling Program for Low-Income Residents to 50 Cities as Part of Bloomberg Philanthropies American Cities Initiative 12 Local Governments, including City of Shreveport Read on...
Public Notice - Extended Deadline until June 16, 2018
REQUEST FOR STATEMENT OF QUALIFICATIONS FOR PROFESSIONAL REHABILITATION CONTRACTORS
The City of Shreveport is requesting Statements of Qualification from experienced, professional contractors or contracting firms, and Sub-Contractors to participate in a multi-year federally funded housing program as Rehabilitation Contractors.
A complete application package will be available for pickup beginning April 9 thru June 16, 2018 at the City of Shreveport, Department of Community Development, 401 Texas Street, Shreveport, LA 71101; or mailed to Post Office Box 31109, Shreveport, LA 71130-1109. For more information, click here.
CITY OF SHREVEPORT
2018 Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA)
The Home Investment Partnerships (HOME) Program
Special Housing Development Program (SHDP) - Request for Proposal (RFP)
Deadline: Monday, April 9, 2018 by 5:00 PM
The HOME Program is administered by the Department of Community Development. The NOFA is serving the City of Shreveport residents. The proposal form and detailed instructions are available to help in the development of the proposal. Community Development staff is available Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., to provide technical assistance in the development of a viable proposal by explaining the NOFA criteria and HOME rules. Projects that fail to meet the applicable tests will NOT BE considered for funding. For more information, click here.
2018 Annual Action Plan/Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Plan/Public Hearings
The City of Shreveport's Department of Community Development is in the process of developing the 2018 Annual Action Plan for proposed entitlement funds through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The Department of Community Development will hold two public hearings designed to generate discussion from citizens of identified homeless and housing needs; proposed activities and the status of funding for 2018. Interested parties are encouraged to attend the public hearing and provide comment. Once the Plan is completed, there will be a 30-day review period before submission to HUD for final approval.
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Substantial Amendment to the 2014, 2015, & 2016 Annual Action Plan
The City of Shreveport receives annual entitlement funds from the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) that includes the HOME Investment Partnership Grant (HOME). A five-year Consolidated Strategy Plan must be developed before funds are received or expended. For more information, click here.