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  • Hammond, La. has Highest Disparity in Mortgage Denials for Black Homebuyers
    Homeownership is an important defense against gentrification, and is often a way for families to build wealth and equity. Owning the home where you usually live offers a much greater degree of stability than renting. June is National Homeownership Month, and we’d like to highlight that for many families in Louisiana, this stability is out of reach due to inequality in mortgage lending.  There is a 30% gap between Black […]
  • Big Win for Renter Protections, Plenty of Work Moving Forward
    June 10th, 2022 The Louisiana Legislative Session came to a close Monday after a long spring that included someunfortunate setbacks, as well as a significant win for Louisiana renting families. New Renter Protections Pass the Finish Line!Passing new protections for people who were illegally evicted was LaFHAC’s top priority at thelegislature this session, and HB 160 by Rep. Mandie Landry received unanimous support in committeesand on the House and Senate […]
  • Louisiana Legislature Passes New Penalties for Landlords Who Illegally Evict
    June 2, 2022 BATON ROUGE—Today, the Louisiana Fair Housing Action Center (LaFHAC) celebrated Louisiana’s 1.4 million renters winning new protections when the State Senate unanimously passed HB 160, by Rep. Mandie Landry. The bill would bring Louisiana in line with most other states that punish landlords who change the locks on tenants, toss out their things, or otherwise illegally evict them. Governor John Bel Edwards, who touted the bill in […]

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