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  • Know Your Rights with Security Deposits
    May 10th, 2022 Hey! If you’re a renter in Louisiana, it’s the time of year when lots of students are moving out or looking for new apartments. While more than 50% of New Orleanians are renters landlord-tenant law heavily favors landlords, though LaFHAC and other organizations are working to make it harder to be a discriminatory or unfair landlord. Here’s a helpful guide to knowing your rights and responsibilities when […]
  • New Orleans Joins Growing List of Cities with a Right to Counsel in Eviction Court
    May 5th, 2022 NEW ORLEANS—Today, housing advocates and renting families celebrated a major milestone when the New Orleans City Council unanimously passed a Right to Counsel ordinance. The ordinance states that anyone at risk of losing their home in eviction court has a right to an attorney and creates a permanent framework for the program the Council began last year when it appropriated $2 million to support eviction defense work. […]
  • LaFHAC Welcomes Our Two Newest Team Members, Silas Eames & Jodi Hill
    May 4th, 2022 Silas Eames, Education Coordinator. Silas Eames graduated from Tulane University with their Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy with a concentration in Ethics. They were founding VP of Tulane’s transgender and gender nonconforming student organization Gender Exploration Society in 2011, and enjoy board games, cooking, and riding the swan boats in City Park with their wife. They are a New Orleans native and are passionate about education, equity, and community […]

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