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“Yesterday was law-enforcement appreciation day. Sadly, Shreveport wakes up painfully aware of the sacrifices police officers make every day... Additional Info...
Stacy Kuba has been interim director of Shreveport Regional Airport. Before becoming the manager of the downtown airport, Stacy served as head of operations at Shreveport Regional. Additional Info...
SUSLA CDC Awarded $300,000 Collective Impact Grant from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana FounShreveport, LA – The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation announced that they will invest $300,000 in Southern University at Shreveport, LA’s (SUSLA) Milam Street Kitchen Incubator and Community Kitchen (MS KICK). Additional Info...
Mayor Adrian Perkins is pleased to nominate Keith Hanson to serve as Shreveport's first Chief Technology Officer. Hanson is a technologist and the Former President of Ruby Shore Software, a local tech company that specializes in custom software and... Additional Info...
The Department of Community Development just released the 2018 Annual Action Plan. Read on...
Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) for 2019 - 2023 Consolidated Plan
June 26, 2018 - July 27, 2018
The City of Shreveport, Department of Community Development is seeking firms to prepare the city’s
required five year U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) 2019-2023
Consolidated Strategy Plan. The Consolidated Plan is intended to assist communities in developing a
collaborative process whereby the community establishes a unified vision for community development
activities. For more information, click here.
2018 NCDA Award Winners
Congratulations to the Department of Community Development who were the award winners of the 2018 NCDA Award at the National Community Development Association Conference on June 13-16, 2018, in Long Beach, California. City of Shreveport's 2018 NCDA Week was a great success!
Public Notice - Request for Proposals (RFP) for Financial Empowerment Center (FEC) Non Profit Provider
June 11, 2018 - The City of Shreveport’s Department of Community Development is seeking proposals from community organizations to manage and implement the City of Shreveport’s Financial Empowerment Center. The Financial Empowerment Center model provides free, professional, one-on-one financial counseling and coaching to residents to support financially vulnerable residents within the City of Shreveport.
The respondent must be an organization with a 501©3 nonprofit tax exempt status with proven experience in the delivery of social services in the community and ability to implement counseling services to residents.
For Public Notice, click here.
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.
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.
For more information, click here.
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.