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  • LaFHAC Settles Nursing Home Complaint
    Last week LaFHAC reached a settlement with Ollie Steele Burden Manor, a long-term care facility in Baton Rouge, over allegations that the facility refused to provide reasonable accommodations to potential residents who were Deaf or hard of hearing. The settlement agreement requires the facility and the entities that own and manage it to pay LaFHAC $85,000 and to ensure that all employees undergo fair housing training. The Fair Housing Act … Read more
  • LaFHAC is Seeking a Policy Analyst
    Want to further your career by advocating for fair and equitable housing policies? Come join the LaFHAC team! We are seeking an experienced Policy Analyst to support the efforts of LaFHAC’s New Orleans-based team. The Policy Analyst will support LaFHAC’s Policy and Communications team in their legislative and regulatory work at the local, state and federal levels on a variety of housing related and civilrights issues.
  • LaFHAC Welcomes Our Newest Staff Member, Myesha Nickelson-Bell
    Myesha is LaFHAC’s new Intake Specialist. She studied at Southern University at New Orleans and received a degree in addictions counseling. Her 20-year-long career includes most recently working at HUD’s Fair Housing Administration Resource Center. Myesha enjoys helping others and is ready to roll up her sleeves and assist with eliminating discriminatory housing policies.