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  • LaFHAC Welcomes Our Newest Staff Member, Kennedy LeJeune
    Kennedy LeJeune is an Eviction Defense Staff Attorney with Louisiana Fair Housing Action Center (LaFHAC). He was licensed in September 2020 and is a recent graduate of Southern University Law Center. Prior to attending law school, Kennedy received his Bachelor’s in English Literature from Southeastern Louisiana University in 2016. He currently resides in Baton Rouge with his wife and two daughters.  Welcome Kennedy!
  • Governor John Bel Edwards Signs New Eviction Protections into Law
    Louisiana tenants officially have new protections! Just in time for peak hurricane season, tenant advocates and LaFHAC staff joined Governor Edwards and Rep. Mandie Landry to celebratenew protections going into effect for families who face illegal evictions, especially after storms. Thank you to renters who shared their stories, Rep. Landry and her coauthors, and Governor Edwards for support of this crucial legislation. To learn more about these new protections as […]
  • New Protections Against Illegal Evictions Go into Effect August 1st
    Attention Louisiana renters: you have new rights and protections starting August 1st. This past legislative session, LaFHAC worked with our partners and supporters to help pass legislation that protects Louisiana renters from illegal evictions, including after hurricanes and other disasters. There are three key protections in this new law: First, renters whose landlords change their locks, throw their things out, or otherwise try to illegally evict them – without going […]

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